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Cash Mob set for Aug. 16

Carlinville’s Shop Local First organization recently announced that its seventh Cash Mob shopping promotion will take place […]

Changes announced to firearm deer season

By Kathleen Clark The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced some significant changes to the upcoming […]

Blackburn donation funds scholarship

Blackburn College recently received an estate gift of $960,000 from the estate of alumnus G. Marvin Schutt […]

Turley hosts hummingbird banding event

By Misty Fritz About 30 bird enthusiasts gathered Wednesday afternoon, July 30, at the home of Elaine […]

Carlinville dentist faces sex abuse charges

By Misty Fritz A Carlinville dentist is facing multiple charges following an investigation by the Illinois State […]

Maxwell Oliver Lowry

Amy and Keith Lowry of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., have announced the birth of their second son, Maxwell […]

Scarlett Jean Loy

Rebecca K. Stone and Darren D. Loy of Shipman are the parents of a daughter, Scarlett Jean […]

Myer Anthony Starr

Nathan and Laura Starr of Carlinville are the parents of a son, Myer Anthony, born June 4, […]

Declan Douglas Hadley

Ashley Archibee-Hadley and Michael Hadley of Carlinville are the parents of a son, Declan Douglas Hadley, born […]

Myles Alexander Duncan

Stephanie and Daniel Duncan of Carlinville are the parents of a son, Myles Alexander, born at 8:33 […]