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Local students compete in county spelling bee

On Tuesday April 14, the Regional Office of Education #40 held the annual Macoupin County Spelling Bee […]

Dueling pianos raises funds for fair

With the state cutting funding for the Macoupin County Fair, organizers have been searching for ways to […]

Mr. and Mrs. Hesselden celebrate 45th anniversary

Michael and Estelle (Nelson) Hesseldenz  recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 17, […]

Mr. and Mrs. Rhoads celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

James “Jim” Rhoads and Mary A. (Cornelison) Rhoads were united in marriage on May 12, 1945, in […]

Michelle Haparimwi, Tyler Knudson to wed

Michelle Haparimwi and Tyler Knudson are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of […]

Rhett James Frankford

Craig A. and Kara L. Frankford of Carlinville announce the birth of their son, Rhett James, born […]

Concealed carry a non-issue in county

Since Illinois’ concealed carry law went into effect at the beginning of 2014, the law has not […]

Funds running out for court reporters

If the state doesn’t find a way to pay its court reporters, court cases throughout the state […]

File to celebrate 85th birthday

Fred “Fredo” File Jr. will celebrate his 85th birthday on Thursday, March 5. He was born March […]

Raimey celebrates 90th birthday

Anna Marie Ruyle Raimey will celebrate her 90th birthday at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at the […]