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Hammann to celebrate 94th birthday

Theodore “Ted” Hammann will celebrate his 94th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 30. Hammann was born and raised […]

Sloane Leighann Stayton

Lyndsey (Cain) and Derek Stayton of Carlinville are the parents of a daughter, Sloane Leighann Stayton, born […]

Veterans Day remembered at Blackburn convocation

More than 200 students, faculty, professors and local residents gathered at 11 a.m. at Blackburn’s Clegg Chapel […]

Superintendent informs board he’ll retire in 2017

In a six-paragraph letter presented to the district’s Board of Education, Carlinville Community Unit School District No. […]

Schwartz Furniture building torn down

Church plans to use vacant lot for parking A few orange cones and dust gave an indication […]

Finance committee recommends contribution to Christmas Market

Members of Carlinville’s city finance committee met for a meeting Nov. 10, when they were presented with […]

Healthcare open enrollment begins Nov. 15

Open enrollment for the healthcare marketplace will run from Nov. 15, 2014, through Feb. 15, 2015. Individiduals, […]

County to open farmland bids next month

In a couple of committee meetings earlier this month, Macoupin County officials appeared poised to accept new […]

Blackburn prepares to host annual madrigal dinner

By Jordyn Smith Although madrigal dinners are a longstanding tradition at Blackburn College, the question still gets […]

CNN Visits Blackburn College

      CNN Visits Blackburn College World-renowned broadcasting station CNN recently made a stop in Carlinville […]