April 2013

Macomb residents will see water bill increase

Your water bill will soon be a little more expensive. That’s because the Macomb City Council has approved an increase to water rates, sewer rates, and solid waste collection fees. Minimum water rates will increase…


Prestige Communications on the move

Prestige Communications may soon be moving to the west side of town. At Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, discussion was raised about allowing a 50-foot radio tower to be built at the new location….


Contested election results will head to trial

Judge Rodney Clark has ordered a full trial after an aldermanic candidate for Macomb’s second ward filed a lawsuit contesting election results. Judge Clark has granted the city the opportunity to present additional information after…



Western Courier thief comes forward

In September, more than 1,000 issues of the Western Courier were stolen after a controversial SGA story was headlined. This past Friday, it happened again. “They weren’t at the Union at any of the racks,…