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Blackburn hosts city candidates at leadership breakfast

By Rick Wade Several candidates for city government and school board introduced themselves and talked briefly about […]

Audience member trades barbs with aldermen

By Rick Wade A citizen in the audience at the March 2 sales tax meeting accused the […]

Toxicology tests reveal Blackburn student died of ‘opiate

  UPDATE: March 12, 2013 According to Carlinville Police Chief David Haley, Macoupin County Coroner, Brad Targhetta, […]

Crimes and accidents March 7, 2013

Accidents Randy L. Koniak, 48, of Benld was involved in a single-vehicle accident Feb. 25 on Staunton-Bunker […]

Court News March 7, 2013

Marriages Wade C. Schmidt and Kathleen M. Goby, both of Carlinville. Adam D. Edwards and Ashley M. […]

Alleged rape victim sues Blackburn

By Daniel Winningham A former Blackburn College student who claims to have been “sexually assaulted and raped” […]

Committee outlines reasons for city sales tax

By Rick Wade Mayor Pro Tem Mark Staerk was frank about the choices the city faces with […]

Deception expert says area police impersonator fits profile

By Deverie Rudd A recent rash of reports regarding a police impersonator traveling the roads of Macoupin, […]

Alleged police impersonator stops woman on Route 16

A Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat exclusive By Rick Wade Something just wasn’t right. That was the thought occurring […]

Police impersonators strike in Macoupin County

UPDATE: March 15, 2013 Police impersonator returns to Macoupin County  By Rick Wade After a brief hiatus, […]