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Fire in Gillespie

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

Hess sentenced to 35 years in prison

CARLINVILLE (Jan. 18, 2018) – Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jennifer A. Watson announced Tuesday, Jan. 16, that […]

Court news for 1-18-18

Marriages Kenneth S. Smith and Kierston D. Nettleton, both of Carlinville. Christopher R. Oatsvall and Amanda L. […]

Bunker Hill woman dies in Monday crash

BUNKER HILL (Jan. 11, 2018) – A 32-year-old woman died as the result of a single-vehicle accident […]

Elks continue decades-long Christmas tradition

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

Court news for Jan. 11, 2018

Marriages Brent M. Fish and Alexa R. Grigsby, both of Carlinville. Dudley A. Tucker and Barbara J. […]

Car chase ends with fatality

BUNKER HILL (Jan. 11, 2018) – A high-speed chase Thursday evening ended about half an hour after […]

Virden man charged with UIS vandalism

SPRINGFIELD (Jan. 4, 2018) – A 33-year-old man from Virden has been charged with vandalism and theft […]

Court News for 1-4-18

Marriage Martin K. Pierson and Glenda M. Dodson, both of Virden. Lawsuits Adam Gideon filed a complaint […]

New year welcomed by abnormally low temps in

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