Jacksonville Wal-Mart Receives Bomb Threat

By Benjamin Cox on August 24 at 6:03pm

A popular Jacksonville retailer fell victim to a bomb threat late Saturday afternoon. Wal-Mart at 1941 West Morton Avenue received a bomb threat at approximately 3:45. Store personnel immediately evacuated Read More

State Fair Numbers Were A Record High This Year

By Benjamin Cox on August 24 at 9:03am

The numbers for this year’s Illinois State Fair continue to demonstrate a historically successful event. While records for both revenue and ticket sales were broken for the grandstand lineup, high Read More

Passavant/Gatorade 5K Race Donates Funds to Healthy Jacksonville

By Benjamin Cox on August 24 at 8:56am

A charity race for Jacksonville residents donated to a major cause to give food security and healthy diet choices to local residents. Kevin Eckhoff, Communications Director for Passavant and the Read More

Governor Pritzker Signs Bill Expanding Youth Hunting

By Jeremy Coumbes on August 24 at 8:54am

Governor JB Pritzker signed a new law Friday expanding opportunities for youth hunters to learn about safe hunting. Said Pritzker “Many young people, young hunters, learn better when they spend Read More

Jacksonville Man Arrested On Grooming Minor Charges in Vandalia, Also Caught on Video

By Benjamin Cox on August 24 at 8:44am

A Jacksonville man, who is a known registered sex offender, is behind bars after getting caught by Southern Illinois police detectives and investigative journalists  grooming a minor for sex online. Read More