Heat wave to continue through weekend; new record high on Friday

By Jack Jones on September 23 at 8:54am

More records for heat could fall before the weekend is over. The National Weather Service says there is more potentially record-setting heat in the forecast for virtually all of Illinois. Read More

Overpass apparently not damaged after struck by semi

By Jack Jones on September 23 at 8:50am

A semi driver was lucky following a mishap Friday night at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad overpass on East College Avenue. Jacksonville police say Sergiu Morari of Lisle was Read More

JHS refreshing emergency response training in wake of Mattoon High School shooting

By Blake Schnitker on September 22 at 6:14am

Wednesday’s shooting at Mattoon High School has prompted many schools throughout central Illinois, including Jacksonville High School, to take a refreshment course in emergency training. Mattoon High School isn’t the Read More

No arrests, no injuries following alleged robbery in Jacksonville yesterday

By Blake Schnitker on September 21 at 9:45am

No one is hurt following an alleged robbery yesterday evening in Jacksonville. According to authorities, officers with the Jacksonville Police Department responded to a report at around 5 p.m. of Read More

District 117 approves plans for new boundaries, renovation of South Elementary

By Blake Schnitker on September 21 at 9:38am

Elementary school boundaries within Jacksonville School District 117 could soon start to see some changes after last night’s district Board meeting. The Board approved the final proposal for new elementary Read More