Jacksonville man behind bars for alleged delivery of meth

By Blake Schnitker on December 14 at 12:07pm

Additional details are being shared regarding a meth-related arrested of a Jacksonville man. The Illinois State Police Central Illinois Enforcement Unit, along with Jacksonville Police and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Read More

JHS Administrators meet with JPD to discuss potential of extra security at basketball games

By Blake Schnitker on December 14 at 7:42am

In light of last week’s shooting at Champaign Central High School following a boys’ basketball game, a number of high schools in the Springfield area are upping security efforts. As Read More

Prairieland United Way over halfway to reaching 2017 campaign goal

By Blake Schnitker on December 13 at 11:20am

With the holiday season in full effect, the Prairieland United Way’s continues to collect donations for its “Neighbor’s United” campaign. Backed by Chairpersons Mary Ferguson and Bev Coats, the 2017 Read More

Another suspect from November heroin bust sentenced yesterday

By Blake Schnitker on December 13 at 7:14am

Another suspect from last month’s heroin bust was sentenced in Morgan County court yesterday. Twenty-six year old Johnathan Hardin was arrested on November 21st after officers with the Jacksonville Police Read More

Two Casey’s General Stores closing in Jacksonville at the end of the year

By Blake Schnitker on December 12 at 12:19pm

Two local Casey’s General Stores will be shutting down at the end of the calendar year. The Midwestern convenience store chain announced recently that their stores on East College Avenue Read More