Local Government

Concealed carry a non-issue in county

Since Illinois’ concealed carry law went into effect at the beginning of 2014, the law has not […]

Funds running out for court reporters

If the state doesn’t find a way to pay its court reporters, court cases throughout the state […]

County rejects school facilities tax

County rejects school facilities tax November 4, 2014 – By a margin of just 101 votes, residents of […]

County board race final

County board race final November 4, 2014 – County Board incumbents in District 3, which includes the […]

Kahl wins sheriff seat

Kahl wins sheriff seat November 4, 2014 – Democratic candidate Shawn Kahl will be the next Macoupin […]

North Mac rejects school board proposition

North Mac rejects school board proposition November 4, 2014 – Members of the seven subdistricts of the […]

Benld rejects handing trash control over to city

Benld rejects handing trash control over to city  November 4, 2014 – Benld residents, voting on two propositions, […]

Communities reject energy aggregation propositions

November 4, 2014 – For the third time, a proposition to give the city of Gillespie the […]

Nilwood road tax proposition fails

Nilwood road tax proposition fails  November 4, 2014 –  A proposition to raise the maximum rate of […]

Lake committee recommends terminating Macke

Following an executive session regarding personnel matters, Carlinville City Council’s Lake Committee voted unanimously Thursday, Oct. 16, […]