State Rep. Davidsmeyer discusses bill encouraging boot camp over prison for certain inmates

By Blake Schnitker on April 26 at 12:31pm

A local State Representative passed a piece of legislation emphasizing boot camp rehabilitation as opposed to the state’s inmates spending the majority of their prison time behind bars. Jacksonville-based State Read More

Jacksonville Night set for May 5th at 1:15 as the Cardinals host the Cubs

By Anthony Engle on April 26 at 8:36am

Do you love Cardinals baseball? What about Cubs baseball? Or maybe you’re not anchored to one team and just love to see the fellas give it their all on the Read More

Cass County holds Party Placement Lottery ceremony

By Anthony Engle on April 25 at 6:33pm

Cass County held their Party Placement Lottery last week to determine placement of the Democratic and Republican parties for the November 6th general election. Shelly Wessel is the Cass County Read More

Boot Camp bill introduced by District 100 Representative Davidsmeyer passes house

By Anthony Engle on April 25 at 2:58pm

Congressional representative of the local 100th district C.D. Davidsmeyer has passed a very interesting bill through the Illinois House that will now reach the Senate. The bill amends the Unified Read More

Farmers begin their planting, but this year’s delays for corn and soybean growers are noticeable

By Blake Schnitker on April 25 at 2:06pm

Limits on planting and fieldwork have continued into the second half of April, with less than half of the days last week being deemed suitable for fieldwork, 2.7 to be Read More