Trial date set for Jacksonville man facing first degree murder charges

By Blake Schnitker on October 22 at 5:45am


A trial date has been set for Robert Gill, the Jacksonville man facing three charges of first degree murder. Both sides met briefly in front of a half-packed Morgan County Read More

Future of downstate Illinois transportation in question

By Ryne Turke on October 21 at 1:05pm


The recent temporary shutdown of West Central Mass Transit could be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the future of downstate Illinois transportation. Delays in payments caused Read More

Passavant owed around $6 million from the state

By Blake Schnitker on October 21 at 1:04pm


Hundreds of organizations across the state are being effected by Illinois’ budget crisis, and Passavant Area Hospital is no different. President and CEO Doug Rahn, who announced his retirement at Read More

Jacksonville celebrates sixth annual Pumpkin Festival

By Blake Schnitker on October 21 at 7:02am


There’s something for everyone at Jacksonville’s sixth annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday. Plenty of activities for both kids and adults have been organized for the day. Kristen Jenkins of the Read More

Morgan County Sheriff endorses Noll

By Ryne Turke on October 20 at 1:05pm


Morgan County’s Sheriff has announced his support of current Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll. In a press release, Duvendack said, “I have had the opportunity to work with Gray Read More