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Zoning commission changes property designation

In a brief meeting Tuesday evening, Carlinville’s zoning commission voted to make a change on the zoning […]

Council gives approval to Amtrak depot design

Although agreements have yet to be reached with Union Pacific, which owns the property, and Amtrak, Carlinville’s […]

County economic development committee taking bids on tile

Monday morning, just north of the highway department off Route 4, members of the Macoupin County Economic […]

Christ-Following 101

Brace yourselves, the following statement may mess with your mind: the greatest hindrance to the cause of […]

Volleyball for the Cure at Blackburn Nov. 7

Blackburn’s newly formed business fraternity, Phi Gamma Nu, will host a Volleyball for the Cure tournament in […]

Local woman sews funeral gowns for babies

Denise Cadmus of Benld is one of more than 30 seamstresses who participate in Allison’s Angel Gowns, […]

Christ-Following 101

This week I am writing about a topic I have written about several times in the past. […]

Lake lease changes discussed at latest meeting

In an effort to get input on lake lease changes from residents who have cabins out at […]

Charges against Mt. Olive man for heroin purchase

David M. Kierbach, 41, of Mt. Olive is being held at Macoupin County Jail on charges that […]

Students raise funds for animal shelter

Second grade students held a lemonade fundraiser at school a few weeks ago as part of their […]