Van Avery awaits opening at mental health facility

By Blake Schnitker on November 20 at 3:34pm

The Jacksonville man accused of murdering his mother earlier this year still awaits a room at a state mental health facility. Earlier this month, on November 9th, the court received Read More

Tallula man dead following head-on crash Saturday morning

By Blake Schnitker on November 20 at 3:01pm

A Menard County man is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 97 in Sangamon County Saturday morning. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 9, the crash Read More

Community members, friends react to death of Ken Bradbury

By Anthony Engle on November 20 at 10:53am

Community members are reacting to the news of Ken Bradbury’s death Sunday. Mary Jane Million is Enrollment Operations Coordinator for Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville. Million explains Ken Bradbury’s Read More

District 117 Board discussing needing a new scoreboard

By Anthony Engle on November 20 at 10:39am

Jacksonville High School parents, particularly of football players, and students and fans will be seeing a brand new scoreboard next season. Apparently, and I’m sure many local parents and Crimsons Read More

Peggy Davidsmeyer named JACIL Executive Director

By Anthony Engle on November 19 at 3:51pm

The new head of the Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living has been named. Peggy Davidsmeyer grew up in Cass County and went to Beardstown High School and then got Read More