Bass Fishing Tourney In May At Carlyle Lake, IL

Illinois High Schools’ top anglers will be heading to Carlyle Lake for the 2019 IHSA Bass Fishing State Tournament the weekend of May 17-18. A total of 311 teams have signed up to compete this year. Sectionals will be held … Continue reading

Charting the Kaskaskia River Through Clinton County, IL

As it works its way from west of Champagne, Illinois to the Mississippi River, the Kaskaskia River flows through the farmlands of Clinton County, defining our southern border, and providing both an important natural resource and a prime area for … Continue reading

See Eagles Soar In Clinton County, IL

There is no other state in the country, outside of Alaska, that has more wintering bald eagles than Illinois. An estimated 3,100 call our land home for a brief time, usually beginning in December and remaining until they head back … Continue reading

Take A Dip For Charity At Carlyle Lake, IL

Brrr… It’s enough to make sensible folks shiver! The annual Polar Plunge is coming to Clinton County, Illinois, February 23, 2019, so get ready to take a dip for a good cause. Presented by Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, … Continue reading

5 Fun Reasons to Visit Clinton County, IL This Winter

The flurry of the holidays is over. Now is the time to kick back and relax in the towns of Clinton County, Illinois. The slower pace of winter is an ideal time to catch a show, enjoy dinner with friends, … Continue reading

2018 Holiday Events in Clinton County, Illinois

Thanksgiving is upon us, and that means it’s time to get merry! Fortunately here in Clinton County, Illinois, that’s easy thanks to a bevy of cheery holiday events. Pull out your calendar and mark these down—they’re too festive and fun … Continue reading

Autumn At Illinois’ Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area

After the summer crowds have dispersed and the campgrounds are emptied is a great time to visit Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area.  Eldon Hazlet was named for a Carlyle, Illinois, attorney who was the first president of the Kaskaskia Valley … Continue reading

Scary Fun Halloween Events In Clinton County IL

As all good witches know, Halloween isn’t just for kids! Here in Clinton County, there’s something for all ages, with spooky sites, fun frights and a whole lot of good times. If you hear screams and eeks coming from the … Continue reading

Enjoying Labor Day Weekend In Clinton County, IL

Labor Day Weekend, the official wind-down of the season, offers unwritten permission to take advantage of all that summer 2018 still has to offer here in Clinton County, Illinois. Whether you like being by the water or chilling out with … Continue reading