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Carlinville dentist faces sex abuse charges

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

Palmyra couple’s book details places to visit in

By Daniel Winningham Earlier this year a couple from Palmyra had an informative book published that provides […]

Original civil war print back home in Macoupin

By Tom Emery An original print of a Civil War photograph is back home in Macoupin County, […]

Longtime city employee retires

A retirement celebration was held for Carl Albracht at Carlinville City Hall Aug. 30. Albracht spent more […]

Carlinville’s Take It To Town gets national recognition

The editors of Woman’s Day magazine pay tribute to Carlinville’s Take It To Town program in their […]

First round of invasive species removal complete at

By Rick Wade Carlinville’s Lake Watershed Coordinator Bob Caveny told the lake watershed committee Aug. 27 the […]

Lions’ 69th Carnival promises fun for all

By Rick Wade What’s become a can’t-miss tradition around Macoupin County, the 2013 Carlinville Lions Annual Carnival […]

Blackburn’s new piano playing for keeps

By Rick Wade A group of workmen rolled the large, heavy piano onto the stage in Blackburn […]

Blackburn students return for fall semester

By Rick Wade Move-in day at Blackburn College had the commotion, the heavy clutter of baggage, tearful […]

Alderman tries to cut city ties with Shop

By Rick Wade “I don’t understand this at all.” With those six simple words, Shop Local First […]