Ptacek weighs in on NCLB waiver

By Jim McCabe on April 23 at 7:48am


Now that Illinois has received a waiver from participation in the No Child Left Behind program, what does that mean for West Central Illinois school districts? Signed into law in Read More

Northeast Jax house fire officially labeled case of arson

By Jim McCabe on April 23 at 7:47am

Jacksonville Fire Department car

Jacksonville police detectives are officially investigating Tuesday morning’s house fire on the city’s northeast side as an arson. Crews spent two hours fighting the house fire at 1028 Sheridan Street Read More

Three-year sentence for South Jax man accused of having sex with teen

By Jim McCabe on April 22 at 1:11pm


A South Jacksonville man who pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse in March has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Morgan County Circuit Judge Read More