No prison time for woman arrested on meth charges

By Jim McCabe on October 21 at 1:15pm

Heather Fanning

A Jacksonville woman is avoiding prison time after being arrested on multiple methamphetamine-related drug charges this past summer. Thirty-three-year-old Heather Fanning of the 7-hundred block of North Diamond pleaded guilty Read More

Harvest limited for farmers in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on October 21 at 1:14pm


Corn and soybean harvests came to a halt this week as farmers in West Central Illinois were only able to get two days of work in the fields. According to Read More

Mac and IC vball match raises cash for breast cancer research

By Ryne Turke on October 21 at 1:06pm


The match tomorrow will be the third “Set, Serve and Rally for a Cure” fundraiser held by MacMurray and Illinois College. The Mia Ware Foundation will be receiving 100 percent Read More

Jury selection continues for Lamb trial

By Ryne Turke on October 21 at 7:57am

greene county

One day wasn’t enough time as the jury selection process for the trial of Luke Lamb is set to continue today at the Greene County Courthouse. Around 60 candidates for Read More

Change in Lake Jax security, new football field discussed

By Jim McCabe on October 21 at 7:56am


Several topics yielded discussion at a Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Committee meeting last night. Parks and Lakes Superintendent Bruce Surratt talked to aldermen about security within the park system. For Read More