Carlinville Clay Busters take second at AIM

Members of the Carlinville Clay Busters trap team traveled to Sparta, Ill. to compete at a national […]

Truck/tractor pulls thrill fairgoers

By Rick Wade An ear-splitting, screaming roar obliterated the peaceful silence of a summer’s evening June 26 […]

4-H beef, cat and sheep shows a hit

Beef Show 4-H members displayed their projects at the 4-H Beef Show on June 27 at 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 […]

North defeats South 31-17

By Daniel Winningham No matter what level of football contest — professional, collegiate, high school, etc. — […]

Hoses soak Guns, 18-11

By Daniel Winningham Whether a seasoned recreational softball player, or someone that hasn’t picked up a ball […]

Success possible the old fashioned way — with

The issue: Tough times face the Class of 2013. Our view: Nobody ever said life was easy, […]

Local volunteer nominated for senior honor

By Daniel Winningham A volunteer at Carlinville Area Hospital is in the running for a state recognition […]

Local air gunners compete in NRA state championship

Two members of the Carlinville Junior Air Gun Rifle Team, Samuel Koebbe, 13, and Nick Bormida, 14, […]

Troop #63 participates in First Aid Meet, hold

Recently, Boy Scout Troop #63 of Carlinville participated in the First Aid Meet in Springfield, hosted by […]