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Carlinville Lake to reopen for recreational traffic

The City of Carlinville has announced that Carlinville Lake will reopen to the public Thursday at 10 […]

City faces major issues with water production, waste

During the June 15 meeting of Carlinville’s City Council, members heard a report from Public Works Director […]

Build Benld to sponsor pickers, flea and crafts

Build Benld will hold a Pickers, Flea and Crafts Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, […]

New Carlinville Amtrak station progressing forward

Despite recent events, the news surrounding Amtrak isn’t all bad. America’s only national passenger rail system is […]

Benld Suffers Major Subsidence Event

  Dozens of homes damaged By Jan Dona Residents in part of Benld awoke to the sounds […]

McGuire found guilty of second degree murder

Cody R. McGuire, 22, was found guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in […]

Council honors Rotary’s 90th year

During the March 2 meeting of Carlinville City Council, Mayor Deanna Demuzio and members of the council […]

Bailey pleads guilty to child sex abuse charge

Two of three charges dropped UPDATED Appearing in Jersey County court  Tuesday morning, Jan. 27, Carlinville dentist […]

City receives $25,000 plus from video gambling in

In late 2012, the Carlinville City Council approved ordinances related to video gambling. The city began receiving […]

Nilwood road tax proposition fails

Nilwood road tax proposition fails  November 4, 2014 –  A proposition to raise the maximum rate of […]