Statewide soybean harvest hits double digits

By Anthony Engle on September 25 at 1:33pm

Producers were busy in their fields harvesting both corn and soybeans last week. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service deemed 85 percent of last week suitable for fieldwork in Illinois, Read More

Loami Woman Shot and Killed Last Week

By Gary Scott on September 25 at 9:35am

Little has been revealed by law enforcement authorities surrounding the shooting death of a Loami woman last week. The State Journal Register reports 49-year-old Margie Cloyd, who lived in the Read More

Raceway ordinance, Jax Fire Dept ceremony highlight city council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on September 25 at 6:56am

An ordinance regarding the local raceway, as well as a ceremony for Jacksonville firefighters highlighted last night’s Jacksonville city council meeting. On what was otherwise a rather light night, the Read More

Jacksonville man arrested after allegedly stealing vehicle and crashing in a field

By Blake Schnitker on September 24 at 3:45pm

A Jacksonville man remains behind bars after his arrest for allegedly stealing a car and crashing into a field east of the city. According to reports from the Jacksonville Police, Read More

Liquor ordinance, items for water treatment plant on city council agenda

By Blake Schnitker on September 24 at 9:37am

Several ordinances pertaining to liquor sales and the water treatment plant are on the agenda for the Jacksonville city council tonight. During the workshop session starting at 6 o’clock prior Read More