Headlining News Stories

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 […]

Lions Queen candidates announced

It’s that time of year again, as six young women competing for the title of Lions Queen […]

Juicy goodness

By Daniel Winningham Big, round, and dark reddish-orange with a tint of yellow on the outside. Yellow […]

Carlinville City Council moves forward with ITEP grant

By Rick Wade Based upon information received from Scott Rakers of HMG Engineers, the Carlinville City Council […]

Local man faces sexual assault charges

A 33-year-old Carlinville man faces three charges related to sexual assault. Gerald L. Damm, 33, has been […]

Manar talks issues during town hall meeting

By Rick Wade Carlinville got a chance to let Illinois Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) what is […]

Double dip – Rotary hosts Ice Cream Social,

By Daniel Winningham Prairie Farms ice cream. Red velvet cake and brownies. Coffee. Music. A beautiful Saturday […]

Initial courthouse stair work finished

By Daniel Winningham Prep work on the Macoupin County Courthouse’s north steps was completed late in July. […]

Cruise in captures hearts, imagination of visitors, owners

By Rick Wade Every car has a story. Some have many. A car’s story is told in […]

Car show, tours, ice cream and more at

The Carlinville Community Chamber of Commerce and the Macoupin County Cruisers are presenting the Cruise-In Saturday, July […]