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Carlinville becomes state’s first Bee City

The Carlinville City Council unanimously voted Sept. 16 to become a Bee City USA, joining more than […]

Brighton woman dies in Jersey County accident

An 18-year-old Brighton female died as a result of a traffic accident in Jersey County Sept. 28. […]

Red Cross blood drives planned in October

The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood or platelets to […]

Public Health Department drive through flu clinic October

The Macoupin County Public Health Department reminds area residents that the annual drive through flu clinic will […]

Coal Country Sports Complex cookout Saturday, Sept. 28

The Coal Country Sports Complex Foundation will be holding a cookout at Randy’s Market in Gillespie Saturday, […]

GHS Class of ‘74 to gather Sept. 28

This year, the Gillespie High School Class of ‘74 is celebrating their 45th year since graduating as […]

Benld council reassures city there is no cause

By: JORDAN GRUCZA Coal Country Reporter The Benld City council meeting on Monday began with Alderman Jim […]

Trinity Baptist kids’ club to start Sept. 15

Kids’s club and youth group at Trinity Baptist Church in Gillespie begins Sunday, Sept. 15. The club […]

September offers several tourism events in Litchfield

As another page of the 2019 calendar is flipped, the city of Litchfield enters September with an […]

School consortium to receive $2 million grant

A $2 million state grant for the newly formed Southern Macoupin Consortium for Innovation and Career Pathways […]