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Blackburn president named to Illinois workforce commission

Dr. John Comerford, president of Blackburn College, has been named to the newly created Higher Education Commission […]

Mother Jones featured in PBS Mine Wars documentary

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, the Irish-American labor organizer who is honored at a new museum in Mt. […]

Lake Rec Committee continues reworking lease

Members of Carlinville’s Lake Recreation Committee on Jan. 14 went through the previous revisions made to the […]

Committee revisits watershed discussions

Carlinville’s Lake Ad Hoc Committee met Jan. 14 to discuss developments with the lake’s watershed projects being […]

West entrance to Loveless Park to be gated

Following the lead of Carlinville’s Park Board, the Carlinville City Council voted Jan. 18 to install a […]

CMS honor roll students

The following Carlinville Middle School students were named to the honor roll for the first semester of […]

Christ-Following 101

Scripture says that “without vision (divine revelation from God) the people perish (cast off restraint and do […]

Groundhog Day celebration Feb. 6

Benld United Methodist Church will host its 40th annual Groundhog Day celebration Saturday, Feb. 6, at the […]

Participants sought for Easter Cantana

Northwestern Area Community Choir will begin practice for its upcoming Easter cantata from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. […]

Blackburn convocation 4 p.m. Monday

Blackburn College will hold its annual Martin Luther King convocation at 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 18, in […]