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County to mail updated voter registration cards

Macoupin County Clerk Pete Duncan announced that new voter cards are being mailed to every registered voter […]

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Trinity Baptist kids’ club to start Sept. 15

Kids’s club and youth group at Trinity Baptist Church in Gillespie begins Sunday, Sept. 15. The club […]

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Council meeting includes solar areas, rental cabins, ‘lake

The Gillespie City Council meeting on Monday first opened the floor to George Link, a visiting resident […]

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Solar prospects not looking bright for School District

By CHRIS BEST Enquirer~Democrat contributor Negotiations for the proposed solar contract for the Carlinville Community Unit School […]

Sports

Miners score 49 unanswered points in Week 2

By JACKSON WILSON

Coal Country Times Reporter

The Gillespie football Miners fell behind 6-0 less than two minutes into the Week 2 road opener at Litchfield, but rallied for 49 unanswered points to take home their first win of the season.

Litchfield manufactured 200 yards of offense in the first half, but a resilient Gillespie defense flipped the script and held the Panthers to a second half total of -39.

Charlie Rayphole opened the scoring for the Panthers by catching a short pass from Clayton Walsh and taking the ball

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