Winchester man arrested for illegally tattooing minor

By Jim McCabe on August 28 at 1:28pm


A 21-year-old Winchester man is facing charges after allegedly giving a 13-year-old girl a tattoo. Brennan Motley was arrested Tuesday night for tattooing the body of a minor. Jacksonville Police Read More

IC community service project aids locations around Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 12:46pm


Illinois College’s Service Blitz is helping to aid at least 16 locations in Jacksonville this weekend. The annual tradition of sharing and caring through service will be on display this Read More

New Berlin residents talk about the origins of their mascot

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 12:45pm


As high school football inches closer to the start of week one, questions regarding the history of a West Central Illinois school’s mascot have been raised. Our reporting partners at Read More

Fire damages Greene Co. structure

By Jim McCabe on August 28 at 7:24am


A former Roodhouse-area schoolhouse was heavily damaged by fire yesterday. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports it happened at a residence on Greene County Roads 2475 North and 1575 East around 8:45 Read More

Parking overnight now legal in downtown Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 7:20am


Monday’s City Council meeting led to several traffic changes in Jacksonville, several of which involve the downtown area. Planning and Public Works Committee Chairman Bill Scott says safety concerns were Read More