County News

Unemployment figures from February released

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that Illinois’ unemployment rate in February rose 0.1 […]

Agenda for Wednesday’s county board meeting set

The Macoupin County Executive Committee Tuesday evening set the agenda for the full county board meeting, which […]

Simmons appointed after Royal Lakes mayor resigns

Former Royal Lakes Mayor London Simmons is at the helm once again, after Selone Williams, who took […]

Reid receives national Inspirational Teacher award

Local retired music teacher John Reid has won a prestigious national award, but at first he thought […]

Pork cookout schedule on square announced

This year’s schedule for the pork cookouts on the square has been released. Cookouts will benefit local […]

Carlinville queen pageant Saturday

Miss Carlinville, along with a junior miss and little miss, will be crowned during the annual Carlinville […]

Carlinville again Tree City USA town

The city of Carlinville was once again named a Tree City USA town for 2015 by the […]

Dunn’s purchases new ambulance for Carlinville

BY ERIC BECKER Dunn’s Ambulance Service in Carlinville recently received a new ambulance vehicle to replace one […]

Area woman killed near Chesterfield in car accident

Angela N. Williams, 35, of Medora was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Monday on Chesterfield […]

Easter cantata Sunday in Palmyra

Northwestern Area Community Choir will perform its Easter cantata, “Because We Believe,” at 3 p.m. and 7 […]