County News

MCHS to host spring festival this weekend

Macoupin County Historical Society (MCHS) will hold its annual spring festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., […]

IDOT hosts open house on high-speed rail

Illinois Department of Transportation held an informal open house May 11 at American Legion Post 759 in […]

Girl Scouts renovate mini golf course at Camp

For their Silver Award project, members of Carlinville Girl Scout Troop 6415 renovated one of the nine-hole […]

Second 35-mile garage sale June 3-4

By Kathleen Clark Towns along the western side of Macoupin County are hoping to take advantage of […]

Gone in an instant: Natural gas explosion levels

By Eric Becker and Jess Willard One second all was calm on the northwest side of Carlinville […]

Human remains identified as Wilson

Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl and Coroner Brad Targhetta confirmed on Monday, May 16, that the human […]

School fees for next school year approved by

An update on 2016-17 school registration fees was voted upon and agreed by the Carlinville Unit School […]

New proposal for possible new police station

A few months ago, the Carlinville Finance Committee had to turn away a proposal to purchase a […]

Courthouse elevator needing major repairs

The elevator at the Macoupin County Courthouse has lasted twice as long as its original life expectancy. […]

Woman charged in mother’s death

Caylee N. Durham, 20, of Medora was recently charged with aggravated driving under the influence of drugs […]