Request of more money from Area Disposal shot down 6-3 by Jax council

By Jim McCabe on July 26 at 12:38pm


Jacksonville aldermen said “no” to a request by the city’s recycling service for a two-percent increase in cost of the contract on Monday night. Officials with Area Disposal Services said Read More

Push is on for taxpayer dollars to help fund dog park

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 10:26pm

Jacksonville aldermen spent a portion of Monday night’s City Council meeting discussing usage of taxpayer money for the city’s new dog park. The agenda called for a vote on a bid Read More

Morgan commissioner recap: East Morton development, budget update

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 12:35pm


Morgan County Commissioners approved a purchase agreement with a developer for several mobile homes at this morning’s meeting. The homes are at Pleasant View at 1033 East Morton. Mike Hayes Read More

E-Bolt Supply coming to East Morton soon

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 12:31pm

A Springfield-based construction supply company is in the process of expanding to Jacksonville. E-Bolt Supply co-owner Cori Blair says the six-year-old businesses is opening a second location on East Morton Read More

Jax City Council preview for 7/25/16

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 7:26am

How much to pay for recycling services and improving water mains are among the topics at tonight’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. Aldermen will discuss accepting a proposal for the purchase Read More