County News


In last week’s article about Royal Lakes, it was mentioned that Angela Sanders was one of the […]

Update on Royal Lakes politics

The administration changes that occurred in Royal Lakes in March are now being disputed by former Royal […]

Ash to lead Cross Church Preschool

Cross Church Preschool has recently announced that Sarah Ash will be the lead preschool teacher. Ash grew […]

Macoupin County tentative multiplier named

Macoupin County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, […]

Blackburn to present Lecture Series April 15

Stacey Lannert, a survivor of sexual violence who served 18 years behind bars for the murder of […]

American Pickers returning to Illinois

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the crew of American Pickers are scheduled to begin filming in Illinois […]

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 […]