County News

Junior Chef cooking camp held in Carlinville

This summer, University of Illinois Extension Unit 18, in cooperation with SNAP ED and 4-H, hosted Illinois […]

Workshop offered for garden pests, diseases

University of Illinois Extension will hold a garden pests and diseases workshop Friday, July 22, from 9-11 […]

Extension hosts babysitting workshop

Macoupin County 4-H hosted a babysitting workshop on Thursday, June 9, at the Macoupin County Extension office. […]

Lions Queen candidates announced

This year, six young women will vie for the title of Lions Queen for the 72nd Lions […]

Geriatric Theatre returns with guns ablaze

By Jess Willard After a hiatus that lasted over the span of several years, the Geriatric Theatre […]

Grain Belt Express opposition continues

By Kathleen Clark The high voltage transmission line project approved in Illinois last year is not a […]

Cruise-in raises $1,700 for Cav Pac

Macoupin County Cruisers hosted their annual cruise-in Saturday, June 25, at Carlinville High School, raising $1,700 for […]

Beaver Dam remaining open through July 4 holiday

By Kathleen Clark Beaver Dam State Park remains open despite rumors of its closing this week. Park […]

Man in dark car reportedly approaching children in

Several law enforcement agencies in the county have received reports over the last week of an unidentified […]

Weather permitting, fireworks slated for Saturday at fairgrounds

By Eric Becker   Fireworks will again light up the Carlinville night sky this Saturday as the […]