County News

CAH Auxiliary selling commemorative bricks

Carlinville Area Hospital Auxiliary is again selling etched bricks for the hospital’s commemorative patio. Orders for the […]

Blood drive has 56 donors

Ss. Mary and Joseph Church held a blood drive Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the church, with 56 […]

Crimestoppers Donation

Following the third annual Crime Stoppers musical trivia night, held Nov. 5 at Gillespie Civic Center, the […]

Charged with felony theft

Kari A. McKinney, 40, of Carlinville has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing more than […]

GMS students greet local veterans

Before getting off school for a long weekend, the students at Gillespie Middle School held a ceremony […]

Deer harvest promising

By Kathleen Clark Friday is the beginning of Illinois’s first shotgun deer season. Area hunters are optimistic […]

City finance discusses Plum St. project

Carlinville’s Finance Committee met for its monthly meeting Nov. 14, during which time members approved the minutes […]

Elves reappear in Carlinville display windows

After approximately 14 years, the three Woods-Palsen Christmas elves are once again on display in the Carlinville […]

County Board meeting very short

In a brief meeting held on Nov. 9, the Macoupin County Board approved the reappointment of Richard […]


In last week’s article about the Rotary Students of the Quarter, Matthew Payne’s parents were listed incorrectly. […]