County News

East Gillespie pulls ahead U.S. Census response rate

Posted Aug. 4, at 11:57 p.m. East Gillespie has pulled ahead of all Macoupin County municipalities in […]

Gillespie man charged with child pornography

A Gillespie man faces multiple felony child pornography charges in connection with a July 21 arrest. Jeremy […]

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Judge: Illinois Alluvial water company a ‘void corporation’

Posted July 8, at 10:45 a.m. By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor Seventh judicial circuit judge April […]

County courthouse phone system down

Posted Thursday, July 2, at 3 p.m. The Macoupin County Courthouse phone system is down and at […]

Carlinville girl selected Fair Queen

(This story originally appeared in the July 10, 1980 edition of the Macoupin County Enquirer). The Macoupin […]

County clerk explains new vote by mail legislation

POSTED June 2, 2020 at 12:15 a.m. Since the March 17 Primary in Illinois toward the start […]

Officials brief board members on COVID-19 pandemic

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor Local officials provided an update on the pandemic at the May […]

Benld City Council to vote on police agreement

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Coal Country Times managing editor An agreement between the cities of Gillespie and Benld […]

First positive COVID-19 test confirmed in county

A woman in her 50s has become the first individual to test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), […]