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Certificate required for religious exemptions to immunizations

A new Illinois law requires that parents or legal guardians who have religious objections to their children […]

Cash Mob Saturday on square

Carlinville’s Shop Local First (SLF) organization will host its Cash Mob shopping and lunch event again this […]

Grain Belt Express files for indefinite hold in

By Kathleen Clark Despite project developer Mark Lawlor’s assertion the Grain Belt Express (GBE) “Doesn’t necessarily need […]

Bearden, Bouillon named 2015 fair queens

Ruffatto, Howard chosen as runners-up   Rain put a damper on the festivities but didn’t stop them […]

Fitness-A-Go-Go named SJR readers’ favorite

Despite not being a Springfield business, Fitness-A-Go-Go in Carlinville was chosen as one of the top four […]

Carlinville girl shows the spirit of giving

Like many seven-year-old girls Shelby Crowe enjoys expressing herself through art. Coloring, painting, and creating have become […]

Kenneth J. Lehr Obituary

Kenneth J. Lehr, 59, of Fidelity died in the line of duty at 2:24 p.m., Thursday, Feb. […]

Three face felony theft charges

Allegedly stole cash at Virden Fast Stop   Three employees at Fast Stop in Virden face felony […]

Communities reject energy aggregation propositions

November 4, 2014 – For the third time, a proposition to give the city of Gillespie the […]

Candidates can begin gathering signatures for April election

While many are likely thinking about this year’s general election in early November, the wheels are already […]