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CHS boys’ soccer stuns Litchfield-Gillespie with late rally

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Carlinville High School boys’ soccer team was less than five minutes away from an upset loss against a rising Litchfield-Gillespie squad Sept. 20, but Brody Harris rode to the rescue and saved the Cavaliers from dropping out of first place and potentially missing out on another opportunity…

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CHS cross country teams run at St. Joseph Ogden Invite

Six Cavaliers receive awards By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Carlinville High School cross country teams competed in one of the toughest meets throughout the state Sept. 24 at the St. Joseph Ogden Invitational. “This meet gap brings in some of the best teams central Illinois has to offer and many times the individuals…

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Rouse runs wild again, CHS football beats Staunton

  North Mac remains perfect, becomes playoff eligible with homecoming victory By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Nearing the midway point of the 2022 campaign, the Carlinville High School football team needed to wake up fast in terms of getting into the win column if it was going to extend Chad Easterday’s postseason berth streak…

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A Pet Project: Girl Scouts build dog park in Bunker Hill

  By ERIN SANSON Enquirer~Democrat Reporter James Bertagnolli Park, affectionately known as “The Resi” to Bunker Hill locals, got an update on Saturday. A grand opening event was held to celebrate the opening of the brand new dog park. The dog park was the project of three Girl Scouts, working their way towards their Silver…

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Broom Orchard holds 40th annual Apple Festival

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The final weekend of September brought with it 60 to 70 degree temperatures and a fresh breeze – perfect weather for families to get out and enjoy themselves at the 40th annual Apple Festival at Broom Orchard Sept. 24 and 25. In addition to having the privilege of…

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Budget hearing, audit report presented at School Board

By ERIN SANSON Enquirer~Democrat Reporter The Carlinville School Board met Monday, Sept. 26, the second meeting for the month, to discuss the 2023 Budget and to receive the audit report from Loy, Miller and Talley, PC. Budget Hearing Business Manager Heather DeNeve presented the proposed 2023 budget to the board in a public hearing beginning…

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Helen Irene McKechan

  Helen Irene McKechan, 96, of Gillespie, passed away in St. Peters, MO on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 at 11:18 a.m. She was born March 8, 1926, in Benld, to Sylvester Koschak and Julia Onesky Koschak. She married John B. McKechan in Chicago, in Oct. of 1957.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 8,…

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Barbara Ann Resnik Madden Sawyer

  Barbara Ann Resnik Madden Sawyer, 83, of Gillespie, passed away at Heritage Health nursing home on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. She was born Dec. 5, 1938 in St. Louis, MO, to Leo Paul Resnik and Frances Jean (Sali) Resnik. She grew up in University City, MO, and graduated from Mercy High School and St.…

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Randolph P. Anderson

  Randolph P Anderson, 92, of Gillespie, passed away at Heritage Health of Gillespie, on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 at 1:19 am. He was born May 22, 1930, in Gillespie, to Robert R. Anderson and Marie H. Vannatta Anderson. He married Shirley Mae Kinney Anderson on April 12, 1952 in Gillespie.  She preceded him in…

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Steven Wayne Schweizer

  Steven Wayne Schweizer, 67 of Edwardsville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends at Brightly Senior Living on September 22, 2022, at 9:51 p.m. Steven was born on March 28, 1955, to Delores (Weber) Schweizer and the late Melvin Schweizer in Hillsboro. Steven was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church…

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