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Congressman elect, Rodney Davis, not optimistic about a

Editor’s note: This interview is the first in an ongoing series of articles about newly elected officials. […]

Shopping spree spreads season’s sentiments

Annual effort provides cash for Christmas By Rick Wade “It’s for the children” is a phrase oft […]

Christmas Market comes once, but impact felt all

Main commentary Dec. 6, 2012 The issue: Christmas Market is an opportunity for Carlinville to reap the […]

Dr. John Comerford

Blackburn welcomes new president

Comerford bullish on liberal arts college By Rick Wade Blackburn College’s new president Dr. John Comerford said […]

Crimestoppers-Help sought for solving burglaries

Crimestoppers brief Nov. 26 Help sought for solving burglaries The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help […]

Crimes and Accidents Dec. 6, 2012

Crimes and Accidents Dec. 6, 2012 Accidents Brittney G. Short, 23, of Mt. Olive was involved in […]

Court News Dec. 6, 2012

Court News Dec. 6, 2012 Marriages (None) Divorces (None) Lawsuits Ross Beckman filed a complaint in forcible […]