McWard and Barnes crowned at Girard Festival Days

  Cayd Smith named “Teen Citizen of the Year” By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Sophia McWard […]

Geisler, Isaacs and Lowry named as the first

  Last Saturday, July 24, the first ever Coal Country Pageant was held at BenGil Elementary School. […]

Samjam returns with new format

  By Tom Emery Enquirer~Democrat contributor After a one-year hiatus, a popular central Illinois music festival returns […]

2021 Carlinville Lions queen candidates announced

  The 2021 Lions Carnival will be held on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11. Competing for Lions […]

The ride resumes at the 31st Tour De

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Director Christian Hasselberg and the rest of his Tour De […]

Blankenship crowned as 2021 Miss Virden

  On July 3 at the Virden square, three hopeful contestants- Jenna Blankenship, Katie Gillespie and Abbie […]

Carlinville Municipal Band to host Independence Day concert

  The Carlinville Municipal Band will present its traditional Independence Day concert on Friday, Jul. 2. The […]

Local communities plan fireworks displays

Carlinville Carlinville Winning Communities is having a fireworks display on Friday July 2 at 9:15 p.m. at […]

Grandstand full with spectators during Fair Week

  By ERIN SANSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Tuesday night the fair officially opened with harness racing being […]

Emily Barr chosen as Miss Macoupin County Fair

  By ERIN SANSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The previous Macoupin County royalty had been reigning since 2019, […]