County News

Cross country athletes recognized during annual awards night

By Jackson Wilson The Carlinville cross country Cavaliers concluded their season with an awards night at Cross […]

Veterans Assistance Commission to visit area communities

Tom Garbin, assistant superintendent of the Macoupin County Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC), will be at the Cahokia […]

County officials sworn into office

Four recently re-elected Macoupin County officials were sworn in for their new terms and took their oaths […]

Tornadoes cause damage in area

Late Saturday afternoon, three supercell thunderstorms produced a total of nine “short-lived” tornadoes in the National Weather […]

MJM breaks ground for new facility

MJM Electric Cooperative broke ground on its new facility at the southwestern edge of Carlinville, near Carlinville […]

Information sought on theft of “Turkey Tracks” sign

Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office is requesting information that will lead to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible […]

Macoupin County deer hunters see large increase in

By Kathleen Clark The first firearm deer season in Illinois netted some impressive numbers. Hunters in 100 […]

Northwestern choir to perform ‘An Appalachian Christmas’

Early next month, Northwestern Area Community Choir will perform its Christmas cantata, An Appalachian Christmas by Joseph […]

Memorial candles to decorate courthouse

Carlinville Tourism Committee will once again decorate the Macoupin County Courthouse for Christmas. For a $5 donation, […]

Holiday Sparkle event planned Dec. 1

Coal Country Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Holiday Sparkle event Saturday, Dec. 1, in downtown […]