County News

Evans in as new campground manager

Following a lengthy executive session Feb. 11, members of Carlinville’s Lake Recreation Commitee voted unanimously to hire […]

Watershed committee holds meeting

Engineer Ronnie Paul explained to Carlinville’s Lake Watershed Committee on Feb. 11 that the proposed silt dam […]

Police department gets new K-9

Carlinville Police Chief Dave Haley announced at the city’s Feb. 10 Public Safety Committee meeting that the […]

Fire protection district proposal on March 15 primary

Carlinville voters will have a say in whether or not the Carlinville Fire Department will become a […]

Memories of Coliseum at Feb. 20 event

Build Benld and the Coliseum Documentary project will present “Memories of the Coliseum” Saturday, Feb. 20, at […]

Macoupin County has slight decrease in unemployment

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced  that Illinois’ non-farm payroll employment lost 16,300 jobs and […]

Turkey hunting new opportunities

By Kathleen Clark Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced a new opportunity for turkey hunters this year. […]

Students in the News

SLUG: SIN 2 4 16   Julie Nelson of Bunker Hill recently graduated from Southeast Missouri State […]

Voters can cast early ballots

Voters intending to cast their ballots early in the 2016 primary election were able to do so […]

Crimestoppers: Suspicious vehicle

Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information regarding a suspicious truck in the Shipman area. Within the […]