Bomb threat at Boyd Hospital determined to be a hoax

By Blake Schnitker on December 13 at 4:20pm

No one is hurt following a bomb threat at a hospital in Greene County yesterday. According to a press release from Greene County Sheriff Rob McMillen, on Thursday, December 13, Read More

Study says Morgan County drivers among least safe near schools

By Anthony Engle on December 13 at 1:14pm

A recent comprehensive study of people driving dangerously near schools in the United States says folks in Morgan County, Illinois are among the worst offenders. Zendrive, a driving analytics company, Read More

Crime of the Week: Counterfeit monies

By Anthony Engle on December 13 at 10:17am

The Jacksonville Police Department has been investigating the recent ongoing circulation of counterfeit currency. Law enforcement officials are encouraging area businesses to be diligent in the use of counterfeit markers. Read More

Prairieland United Way campaign receives $5,000 from Lincoln Land Wind

By Blake Schnitker on December 13 at 8:50am

The Prairieland United Way’s annual campaign received a hefty donation from a wind energy company looking to make west central Illinois its home. According to a press release, Chris Nickell Read More

Arraignment hearing set for Meredosia police chief

By Anthony Engle on December 12 at 7:24pm

The current chief of police for Meredosia, who is on paid administrative leave, appeared in Pike County court Wednesday for a first appearance. Curtis Williams was arrested by Pike County Read More