Jacksonville Fire Chief Sills talks increased responses in 2017

By Blake Schnitker on January 19 at 11:26am

The number of calls received by the Jacksonville Fire Department in 2017 was up rather significantly than in years past. As we’re nearly three weeks into the New Year, local Read More

Senators McCann & Manar working on bill to provide high speed internet to rural schools

By Blake Schnitker on January 19 at 9:06am

Two downstate Senators are continuing their push to bring high-speed internet to the state’s rural communities and schools. Local State Senator Sam McCann, along with Senators Andy Manar of Bunker Read More

Cass County man accused of attempted murder makes court appearance

By Blake Schnitker on January 19 at 6:49am

A Beardstown man accused of attempted murder made his first appearance in Cass County court yesterday. According to the Jacksonville Journal Courier, authorities arrested 33-year old Devin Fair sometime after Read More

South Jacksonville Board terminates contract of Village employee at special meeting

By Jack Jones on January 19 at 6:13am

The South Jacksonville Village Board voted to terminate the contract of a Village employee last night after concerns were raised about the nature of their appointment. The majority of this Read More

Jacksonville Bancorp Board Chairman talks Jacksonville Savings Bank merger with CNB

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 12:47pm

Officials with Jacksonville Savings Bank are discussing their merger and acquisition by CNB Bank & Trust. CNB is announcing that the Directors of Jacksonville Savings Bank has approved the sale Read More