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Courthouse subcommittee outlines renovation possibilities

By Daniel Winningham Eighteen million — $9 million for the exterior plus another $9 million for the […]

Blackburn holds Founder’s Day convocation

By Daniel Winningham Blackburn College held its annual Founder’s Day Convocation Feb. 18 at Bothwell Auditorium. The […]

Hudson saves Blackburn with work program

A century has passed since Blackburn College became synonymous with work. On Monday, Feb. 18, the College […]

Blackburn to commemorate 100 years of work program

By Daniel Winningham During its annual Founder’s Day convocation Feb. 18 Blackburn College kicked off a yearlong […]

Lewis and Clark Releases Fall Honors Lists

Atwater—Allison E. Groves; Benld—Jodi M. Balzraine, Alexis Alex Burns, Daniel L. Day, Jennifer Marie Evanick, Bryan Ross […]

Crimes and Accidents Feb. 21, 2013

Incidents Feb. 7 At 6:41 a.m., a 65-year-old Shipman resident spoke with a deputy who said sometime […]

Court News Feb. 21, 2013

Marriages Daniel N. Haller and Karena E. Roos, both of Gillespie. Wesley T. Edwards, Brighton, and Megan […]

District business manager provides enrollment update

By Daniel Winningham Carlinville Community Unit No. 1 business manager Heather DeNeve gave the school board an […]

Park District to use new program for sign-ups/registrations

By Daniel Winningham The Carlinville Park Board of Commissioners approved spending $150 to have the district use […]

City asked to sponsor bike trail

By Rick Wade A proposed bike trail is a long way from completion, but its proponents are […]