Comprehensive Plan positives and negatives spelled out

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 8:28am


Jacksonville’s Community Development Director had an optimistic view of what the city has done in the twelve years since it issued a Comprehensive Plan last night. Director Kelly Hall appeared Read More

Chamber of Commerce workshop focuses on emergency preparedness with Ameren officials

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 8:22am


The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will hold a business workshop today that will feature speakers from Ameren Illinois. The workshop topic will be “Emergency Preparedness for Your Business” and will Read More

Three arrested on meth charges, investigation ongoing

By Richard Holton on September 22 at 1:17pm


Morgan County Deputies arrested three Jacksonville residents last night on charges related to methamphetamine production. With help from the Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and the Drug Task Force, Read More

IC becomes 2nd NCAA College to equip football team with ‘Gyro’ helmet inserts

By Richard Holton on September 22 at 1:16pm


Illinois College became the second NCAA College to equip its football team with “Unequal Technologies Gyro” protective helmet inserts. As of September 19th, 96 IC football players have added the Read More

Commissioners vote on budget adjustments

By Jim McCabe on September 22 at 1:05pm


Morgan County Commissioners made several adjustments to the county budget this morning. Commissioners voted to change the way the budget is put together for Morgan-Cass-Scott Community Services. Instead of budgeting Read More