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Two People Seriously Injured In A Head On Accident On Route 127

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:08:04 CDT
(Hillsboro)--Two people were seriously injured in a head on accident Wednesday evening on Route 127, near Waresgrove Avenue. According to State Police, a vehicle driven by 34 year old Trisha Ziegler of Nokomis was northbound on Route 127. Another vehicle driven by 53 year old Jammie Hobbs of Springfield was southbound.  Read more...


Sheriff's Office Investigating A Hit And Run Accident Near Litchfield

Thu, 30 Aug 2012 07:47:08 CDT
(Hillsboro)--The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a hit and run accident that happened Monday evening north of Litchfield. According to the Sheriff's Office, the incident happened Monday evening at 7:15 on North 16th Avenue near Stratmeyer Trial.  Read more...


One Person Injured In A Roofing Accident In Litchfield

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:55:04 CDT
(Litchfield)--Authorities are investigating a roofing accident that happened Monday afternoon at the Quality Inn in Litchfield. According to Litchfield Police, personel were dispatched to the hotel around 4pm. Reportedly a construction worker had fallen off the roof.  Read more...


Gillespie Murder Plea

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:26:44 CDT
Two individuals have been sentenced on murder charges concerning a 2011 murder in Gillespie. According to Macoupin County State‘s Attorney Jennifer Watson, Judge Patrick Londrigan accepted 20 year old Cody R.  Read more...


Hillsboro Chamber Announces Award Winners

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 13:00:03 CDT
(Hillsboro)--The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce announced the winners for their upcoming Business and Industry Awards Banquet. Being honored as Business of the Year is Hillsboro Area Hospital. The Chamber's Achievement Award will be awarded to Montgomery County PAWS Care and "Stamp Out Cancer".  Read more...


Macoupin Bowling Tournament

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 09:48:31 CDT
Bowlers are encouraged to participate in the Second Annual Macoupin County Agriculture Education Foundation Bowling tournament to be held on Saturday, August 25, at Bowlero Lanes in Carlinville.  Read more...


One Person Seriously Injured In A Single Vehicle Accident Near Farmersville

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:54:19 CDT
(Farmersville)--One person was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday evening on Interstate 55, south of Farmersville. According to State Police, a vehicle driven by 28 year old Luis Rodriguez of Mexico was southbound on the Interstate, when he allegedly passed out behind the wheel.  Read more...


Carlinville Man Dies Near Palmyra

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:47:22 CDT
A Carlinville man is dead following a single vehicle accident Sunday morning southeast of Palmyra. Twenty-Eight year old Justin Harbaugh was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:46am by Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta.  Read more...


Nokomis Water Main Break Info

Mon, 06 Aug 2012 07:21:19 CDT
Due to a water main break, Nokomis residence are without water. Once water comes back on the city of Nokomis will be under a boil order until further notice. ALSO Please NO burning in Nokomis until further notice.  Read more...


Taylorville Man Killed And Five Other Injured Following An Accident Near Assumption

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 10:20:23 CDT
(Dunkel)--One person is dead and five others are injured after a child care center van and a semi truck collided. Authorities says the four students and two workers from Kemmerer Village were heading south on County Road 2500 east Friday morning in eastern Christian County.  Read more...


Interstate 55 Shut Down As A Result Of A Bus Accident

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 10:05:48 CDT
(Litchfield)--Authorities are investigating a double decker bus accident that killed at least one person, and injuring several. According to Illinois State Police, the megabus was trasporting 65 people from Chicago to St. Louis when the bus crashed into a concrete bridge pillar along Interstate 55, north of Litchfield.  Read more...


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