Jacksonville City Council adds Aaron Scott to 4th Ward

By Jim McCabe on May 24 at 6:29am


Jacksonville’s City Council now features two aldermen with the last name of Scott. In addition to Bill Scott, Mayor Andy Ezard announced Aaron Scott will replace Ben Tomhave, who resigned Read More

Life breathed back into plan to turn post office into museum

By Jim McCabe on May 24 at 6:28am


A city committee is renewing efforts to turn the old Jacksonville post office into a museum. The Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Board announced its intent to dust off a nearly decade-old Read More

Kesinger will have to apply to Supreme Court to get reinstated

By Jim McCabe on May 24 at 6:17am

The days of practicing law for an embattled Jacksonville attorney could be over, as he’ll need the Illinois Supreme Court’s blessing to be back in the courtroom. G. Ronald Kesinger’s Read More

Raises for one commissioner, circuit clerk, coroner

By Jim McCabe on May 23 at 2:36pm


Morgan County Commissioners approved a resolution setting salaries for one commissioner, the circuit clerk and coroner this morning. Chairman Bill Meier says nearly six years ago, commissioners were informed by Read More

Winchester Post Office remains open during lease negotiations

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 12:50pm


An injunction has been filed to keep the Winchester Post Office open while the building’s lease agreement is ironed out. Winchester Mayor Rex McInytre says the injunction was submitted over Read More