County News

County clerk explains new vote by mail legislation

POSTED June 2, 2020 at 12:15 a.m. Since the March 17 Primary in Illinois toward the start […]

Officials brief board members on COVID-19 pandemic

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor Local officials provided an update on the pandemic at the May […]

Benld City Council to vote on police agreement

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Coal Country Times managing editor An agreement between the cities of Gillespie and Benld […]

First positive COVID-19 test confirmed in county

A woman in her 50s has become the first individual to test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

Carlinville Area Hospital taking measures to protect patients

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to loom, Carlinville Area Hospital also continues to plan and prepare. […]

Arson suspect faces 11 charges; next court date

An arrest was made March 18 in connection with a recent outbreak of rural barn fires. Christopher […]

IVEDC opens Macoupin County Senior and Community Services

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Mike Kelly speaks prior to the ribbon cutting at the […]

GMS hosts trivia night

Gillespie Middle School hosted its fifth annual trivia night Feb. 28. The winning team included, back, from […]

Local 4-H Club visits Coal Museum

The 4×4 4-H Club toured the Illinois Coal Museum Thursday, March 5. The club learned about how […]

Public health administrator discusses coronavirus preventative measures

Board approves transportation grant Macoupin County Public Health administrator Kent Tarro advised County Board members Tuesday night […]