Local state rep weighs in on auditor general selection

By Jim McCabe on October 7 at 1:31pm


A member of the Illinois House is being recommended to be the state’s next auditor general. The Legislative Audit Commission voted 11-1 on Tuesday for Spring Valley Democrat Frank Mautino, Read More

Employee accused of stealing $27K from Burger Board sentenced

By Jim McCabe on October 7 at 1:07pm


A former employee of a Jacksonville fast food restaurant will serve jail time for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the store. Twenty-five-year-old Ashliegh Fredericks of the 4-hundred block Read More

Local day care owner part of class-action suit

By Jim McCabe on October 7 at 1:06pm

A Jacksonville woman is one of the people bringing on a federal lawsuit seeking a refund for home day care workers in Illinois. The workers want millions of dollars in Read More

Morgan County Fairgrounds hosts Mobile Food Pantry

By Ryne Turke on October 7 at 7:07am


The Morgan County Fairgrounds will be transformed into a Mobile Food Pantry this Thursday. Crop Walk Chairman Jared Reno appeared on WLDS’ “What’s On Your Mind?” last week to talk Read More

Gill pleads “not guilty” to murder charges

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 3:37pm


Robert Gill, the Jacksonville man behind bars for the alleged murder of Andy Maul, pled “not guilty” to the charges in Morgan County Court this afternoon. A crowded courtroom, mostly Read More