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Drug charges result from traffic stop

A Monday morning traffic stop along I-55 in Macoupin County has resulted in a number of drug charges for a Mississippi man. 43-year-old Marc A. Wash is charged with controlled substance trafficking, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of a controlled substance. If convicted, Wash faces up to 120...
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Macoupin County, ILMacoupin County Enquirer-Democrat

Emily Barr chosen as Miss Macoupin County Fair Queen

The previous Macoupin County royalty had been reigning since 2019, the last time the Macoupin County Fair was held, and on Wednesday night the crowns and sashes were passed on to the new royalty. Emily Barr of Carlinville took the crown as the 2021 Miss Macoupin County, Gracee Menge of Chesterfield won the Junior Miss title, and Amelia Jaeger of Carlinville became the newest Little Miss Macoupin County.
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Man faces cocaine trafficking charges in Macoupin County

CARLINVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A Mississippi man was charged with several offenses related to cocaine possession. On Monday, June 14, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Marc A. Wash. According to the Macoupin County State's Attorney's Office, multiple packages of suspected cocaine, which weighed approximately...
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Grandstand full with spectators during Fair Week

Tuesday night the fair officially opened with harness racing being the main event of the evening. The harness races began at 6 p.m. and five classes ran Tuesday night. Wednesday night saw the rides open and the Macoupin County Queen Pageant. Emily Barr, Carlinville, Gracee Menge, Chesterfield, and Amelia Jaeger, Carlinville, won the Miss Macoupin County Fair, Junior Miss Macoupin County Fair, and Little Miss Macoupin County Fair, respectively.
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Mississippi Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Southern Macoupin

A Mississippi man was arrested on I-55 in southern Macoupin County for alleged cocaine trafficking. A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle on I-55 at milepost 45 just north of Mt. Olive in southern Macoupin County by Illinois State Police yesterday. The vehicle had allegedly committed multiple traffic violations.
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Drug charges result from traffic stop

A Monday morning traffic stop along I-55 in Macoupin County has resulted in a number of drug charges for a Mississippi man. 43-year-old Marc A. Wash is charged with controlled substance trafficking, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of a controlled substance. If convicted, Wash faces up to 120...
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Mississippi man charged with trafficking cocaine

A Mississippi man was stopped on Monday, June 14 by Illinois State Police and charged later in the day by Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jordan Garrison with multiple drug charges. Garrison announced late Monday afternoon Marc Wash, 43 of Mississippi, was charged with controlled substance trafficking (class X felony), possession...
Macoupin County, ILMacoupin County Enquirer-Democrat

County Board recognizes Eagle Scouts; appoints new member

The Macoupin County board recognized a pair of Staunton residents that had recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at its monthly meeting June 8. Joseph Cisler and Noah Partridge, who earned their honors as a reward for completion of community projects, each received a certificate of appreciation from board chairman Larry Schmidt.
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Body of missing Macoupin County man found

GIRARD, Ill. (WAND)- Macoupin County ends the search for a 62-year-old missing man after finding him deceased. According to the Macoupin County Sheriffs Office, Randy Kahl, went missing from the 100 block of W. Mill St. in Girard as of June 1. Kahl was reported last seen leaving his residence...
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Missing Girard man found dead

GIRARD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A man who went missing in Macoupin County last week was found dead, according to the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office. The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office says 62-year-old Randy Kahl was last seen the morning of June 1 in the 100 block of West Mill Street in Girard.
Macoupin County, ILMacoupin County Enquirer-Democrat

Historical Society hosts spring festival

The Macoupin County Historical Society held their first festival since 2019 on Saturday June 5 and Sunday June 6. The spring festival is typically held over Memorial day weekend. Dan Hauter, President of the Historical Societ explained that the society had talked about moving their festivals’ typical date for the...
Madison County, ILTelegraph

Virus deaths cited in Madison, Macoupin

WOOD RIVER — Two COVID-19 related deaths were reported late Friday by the Madison County Health Department. The deceased were identified as women in their 70s, bringing the county’s death toll to 502. They were the first COVID-19 related deaths in the county since May 26. The Illinois Department of...
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American Farmland Trust and Precision Conservation Management Field Day

Local farmers and landowners looking to enhance their knowledge on the in-season impacts of cover crop application should feel free to attend a discussion-based field event sponsored by the American Farmland Trust and Precision Conservation Management. This event will be held at two separate field locations in Macoupin County on Thursday, June 10th from 9 to 11 A.M. Field 1 is located at 14791 IL Route 16 West of Gillespie, the field will be located on the North side of the highway. Field 2 is located at 2120 Prairietown Rd, just Southeast of Bunker Hill, the field will be on the West side of the road.
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Missing Macoupin County man found dead

MACOUPIN COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Authorities in Macoupin County have located a missing 62-year-old man. The Macoupin County Sheriff's Office said 62-year-old Randy Kahl was last seen leaving his home in the 100 block of W. Mill Street in Girard at 2 a.m. On Thursday around 10 a.m., a search team found Kahl dead, just north of Girard.