Now and Then Again

Fair memories: Rising star Garth Brooks to perform

(This story originally appeared in the July 12, 1990 edition of the Macoupin County Enquirer.) Dubbed “country […]

Carlinville girl selected Fair Queen

(This story originally appeared in the July 10, 1980 edition of the Macoupin County Enquirer). The Macoupin […]

Summer concert series starts June 6

5 4 17 Coal Country Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual summer concert series will bring free concerts […]

Let’s hear it for the Square-Part 1

By Ann Reichmann If we are going to talk memories of Carlinville, let’s really dig in and […]

Getting acquainted with ‘The Town’

Hoping to give readers a sense of life in Carlinville in the 1940s, and even farther back, […]

Strolling up the avenue

By Ann Reichmann Yes, there we were, in the early fall of 1947, arriving in a place […]

Yes! Yes! This is Carlinville!

By Ann Reichmann “So what was your very first reaction to Carlinville when you got off the […]

Where has the time gone? How has Carlinville

By Ann Reichmann It started a few months ago with a phone call from a high school […]