Headlining News Stories

Zoning decision prompts litigation

By Rick Wade Opponents of the rezoning of the former Carlinville Area Hospital filed a complaint July […]

CHS soccer coach takes job at Blackburn

By Daniel Winningham Tim Gould won’t be getting a new zip code but he has a new […]

Macoupin Military Support Group dedicated to helping troops

By Rick Wade U.S. military men and women stationed around the world, protecting our nation’s interests, security […]

Park district to purchase Gator

By Daniel Winningham With Carlinville Park Board President Julie Fleischer absent at a July 10 meeting, Missy […]

Legal expert gives council bad news

By Rick Wade An attorney who specializes in Illinois Tax Increment Financing District law informed the Carlinville […]

Band pays tribute to nation’s birthday

By Rick Wade Dwight Bush of Chicago joked that it seemed like he’d traveled through time to […]

Area locals find way to celebrate Independence Day

By Jan Dona Lacking a specific Independence Day celebration, area residents made the most of what was […]

New Blackburn president wins over locals

Editor’s note: In the first of a two-part series, Blackburn College’s new president, Dr. John Comerford, introduces […]

Dworzynski named fair queen

By Daniel Winningham For the second consecutive year — and the sixth time since 2003 — the […]

Newspaper named second best in state

By Rick Wade The Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat, for the second year in a row, was honored June […]