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Fire in Gillespie

GILLESPIE (Jan. 18, 2018) – Flames stood out on a colorless winter day as a trailer at […]

Iron Sleds a club, not a bar

NILWOOD (Jan. 18, 2018) – An eye-catching red brick building, adorned with hand-painted Route 66 artwork, stands […]

Water break reroutes traffic near Marvel

CARLINVILLE (Jan. 11, 2018) – Carlinville Public Works Department employees worked Tuesday to repair a water break […]

Elks continue decades-long Christmas tradition

CARLINVILLE (Jan. 11, 2018) – Just before Christmas, the Carlinville Elks delivered 200 food baskets full of […]

Bobcat bagged near Chesterfield

By Kathleen Clark CHESTERFIELD (Jan. 11, 2018) – An area hunter ended his 2017 hunting season with […]

Goat’n along…

Sherry, one of several goats owned by Amanda and Randy Redmon of rural Gillespie, chows down on […]

New year welcomed by abnormally low temps in

MACOUPIN COUNTY (Jan. 4, 2018) – It has been an extended period of cold temperatures in the […]

‘Together We Win’

 For 38 years, Carlinville volleyball coach shaped young ladies lives, on and off the court By Eric […]

GHS players, coaches, fans stand with Staunton

GILLESPIE (Dec. 28, 2017) – At the Dec. 19 girls’ basketball game, in a show of support […]

Christmas Concerts at grade schools

CARLINVILLE (Dec. 21, 2017) – Carlinville grade schools hosted their annual Christmas concerts last week. Students in […]