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Nokomis Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident Monday

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:32:31 CST
A Nokomis man was killed Monday evening in an automobile accident on Route 16 just east of Rosamond. According to the State Police, a 19-year-old Rosamond man was driving west on Route 16 at around 10:30 p.m.  Read more...


Macoupin County Scholarships

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:51:42 CST
The Macoupin County Agriculture Education Foundation is offering 1- $1,500 scholarship, 1- $1,000 scholarship and 7- $500 scholarships for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year to students wishing to pursue agriculture majors.  Read more...


Baby in Critical Condition, Father Arrested

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:56:25 CST
A Palmer man was arrested last Thursday after a one-month-old baby was taken to a hospital in St. Louis with severe head injuries. Darrel Sanders, 19, was charged with Aggravated Battery to a child, which is a Class X felony.  Read more...


'Land of Lincoln' Foundation to Include Montgomery County

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:52:07 CST
The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation recently announced that the Land of Lincoln Community Foundation will be including Montgomery County in their footprint. The foundation has been providing financial resources to local organizations for more than 90 years.  Read more...


Council Approves Police Transmission Repair

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:06:40 CST
The Litchfield City Council held their second February meeting a little later than usual on Thursday, February 15. At the meeting, which began at 7:30 p.m., the council approved the repair of a police department vehicle transmission at Curt's Towing. The vehicle is a 2008 Chevrolet and the amount is not to exceed $2,150.  Read more...


Early Voting Now Available

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:01:58 CST
The Montgomery County Clerk's office has announced that early voting and vote-by-mail services are now available for the March 20th General Primary Election.  Read more...


Missing Woman Investigation Transitioned to Macoupin County Sheriff's Office

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:54:02 CST
The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has turned the investigation into the disappearance of Denita Hedden back over to the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office.  Read more...


County Clerk's Office Will Open Saturday for Voter Registration

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:12:18 CST
The last day to register to vote for the upcoming General Primary in March is Tuesday, February 20. By state law, voter registration closes 27 days before every election, with the exception of grace period registration. As a public service, the Montgomery County Clerk's office in Hillsboro will be open this Saturday from 9 a.m.  Read more...


EMA: Employee Info 'May Have been Impacted' by Malware Attack

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:35:23 CST
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency has indicated that personal information of certain current and former county employees may have been impacted by the outside malware attack the county suffered in November.  Read more...


Chesterfield Suspect

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 09:14:09 CST
A former Texas man is considered a suspect in the death of Chesterfield woman on Thursday. According to Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl, 34 year old David Buck of Medora is a homicide suspect; however, he has not been offically charged in Macoupin County.  Read more...


Having Problems Hearing WAOX?

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:04:36 CST
An FM Translator... a new radio sation is broadcasting at 105.3.on the FM dial. This radio station may be causing interference to Station WAOX, The Ox. If you are having problems picking up The Ox, we would like to hear from you.In some places, The Oxs signal may be scratchy or noisy, where it used to be clear.  Read more...


Having Problems Hearing WAOX?

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:43:04 CST
An FM Translator... a new radio sation is broadcasting at 105.3.on the FM dial. This radio station may be causing interference to Station WAOX, The Ox. If you are having problems picking up The Ox, we would like to hear from you.In some places, The Oxs signal may be scratchy or noisy, where it used to be clear.  Read more...


Chesterfield Shooting

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:20:50 CST
A Chesterfield woman is dead following a reported shooting incident Thursday afternoon in Chesterfield. According to the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office, the victime is identified as 34 year old Rachel Warren.  Read more...


Having Problems Hearing WAOX?

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:08:08 CST
An FM Translator... a new radio sation is broadcasting at 105.3.on the FM dial. This radio station may be causing interference to Station WAOX, The Ox. If you are having problems picking up The Ox, we would like to hear from you.In some places, The Oxs signal may be scratchy or noisy, where it used to be clear.  Read more...


Man Arrested in Witt After Allegedly Stealing from Business

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:02:55 CST
A Shelbyville man was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly stealing from a re-sale business in Witt. Nick Maness, 39, was apprehended after 3 p.m. Monday after leading authorities on a short pursuit on foot.  Read more...


Major Case Squad Assisting in Search for Missing Royal Lakes Woman

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:13:48 CST
The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been requested to assist the Macoupin County Sheriff's office in the search of a missing Royal Lakes Woman. Denita Hedden, 37, was reported missing by an acquaintance on January 28.  Read more...


Royal Lakes Woman Missing

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:04:28 CST
Authorities are seeking public assistance in obtaining information concerning a missing Royal Lakes woman. On January 28, 2018 at 11:49am, the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office received a missing persons call in reference to 37 year old Denita M. Hedden of the 700 block of Catalpa Ave. in Royal Lakes.  Read more...


Sheriff: 'No Overt Evidence of Foul Play' in Hatten's Death

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:31:34 CST
Results from an autopsy on the body of Adria Jean Hatten have revealed no overt evidence of violence or foul play. According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, the autopsy did reveal signs of environmental exposure, with no signs of trauma.  Read more...


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