history

History brought to life during Tombstone Tales

Settlers, pioneers, abolitionists and more historical characters from days gone by shared messages from the past as […]

Carlinville Public Library offers new cookbook

By Tom Emery Public libraries are usually known as sanctuaries of reading. The Carlinville Public Library can […]

Carlinville football to start 100th season

By Daniel Winningham Carlinville High School’s tradition of football began prior to the start of World War […]

Early Carlinville Library directors

By Tom Emery The list of past directors of the Carlinville Public Library includes some of the […]

Carlinville Library presents Well Read and Well Fed

The Carlinville Public Library is proud to present “Well Read and Well Fed.” This hardbound cookbook is […]

Initial courthouse stair work finished

By Daniel Winningham Prep work on the Macoupin County Courthouse’s north steps was completed late in July. […]

New publication benefits county track teams

A new publication that covers the long and rich history of the Macoupin County Boys Track Meet […]

1896 Blackburn baseball team leaves lasting legacy

By Tom Emery Intercollegiate athletics at Blackburn College are traced to a baseball game at Illinois College […]

Carlinville Public Library participates in Veterans History Project

Carlinville Public Library, working in conjunction with Mary DeMoss and the Blackburn College Audio/Visual department, will be […]

Tom Emery books available in local stores

A selection of books and booklets of area interest are now available at Michelle’s Pharmacy locations in […]