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Manar takes oath of office

By Rick Wade Inauguration day for the 98th General Assembly Jan. 9 was as much about family […]

4H Lucky Birds gather for monthly meeting

The Jan. 6 meeting of the 4H Lucky Birds was called to order at 6 p.m. by […]

Big announcement planned by Carlinville Winning Communities

By Rick Wade Carlinville Winning Communities (CWC) is planning a celebration – and the entire city is […]

Dena Boston

Candidates file for Carlinville city council election

By Misty Fritz This year, for the first time, Carlinville residents will select aldermen for four wards […]

Sales tax referendum to appear on April ballot

By Daniel Winningham Thanks to a decision by the Carlinville City Council, local voters will choose in […]

Council refers sidewalk bill to committee

By Daniel Winningham For more than a half hour, Carlinville’s City Council spoke with a representative from […]

County awards tourist grants

By Daniel Winningham The county’s Economic Development Committee chose to award tourist grants totaling $8,000 to the […]

County Board authorizes public safety tax referendum

By Daniel Winningham This April, Macoupin County voters will get the opportunity to choose whether or not […]

Jeff Price

Belleville Achieves Strength In Character honors Jeff Price

The fifth annual Belleville Achieves Strength In Character (BASIC) Initiative Dinner, held Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, honored […]

Sewer issue needs ‘immediate attention’

Nicholas/Oak main three-quarters clogged By Rick Wade The 28-feet gap in a single-lined brick sewer that runs […]