Jax man could face federal grand jury over November ’14 gun incident

By Jim McCabe on April 1 at 1:20pm

A Jacksonville man arrested for an incident of gun violence in November could come face-to-face with a federal grand jury. Bond was reduced for 29-year-old Mario Jackson of the 8-hundred Read More

South Jacksonville trustees review ISP report at bigger venue

By Ryne Turke on April 1 at 1:06pm

South Jax meeting

Due to the expectation of a large turnout of village residents, the upcoming South Jacksonville board of trustees meeting has been moved to a bigger venue. South Jacksonville President Gordon Read More

Four-year sentence handed out from December meth charge

By Ryne Turke on April 1 at 8:29am


The second man arrested in December on methamphetamine charges in Jacksonville was sentenced in Morgan County Court Tuesday. 39-year-old Tarus Johnson was sentenced to four-years in the Illinois Department of Read More

Young Jax author to speak about domestic violence in capital today

By Jim McCabe on April 1 at 8:29am


A Jacksonville girl will be in Springfield today to talk about a book she authored dealing with the beating death of her two-year-old brother. Eleven-year-old Valerie Eyer co-wrote with her Read More

Future of LIHEAP in jeopardy

By Ryne Turke on April 1 at 8:28am


Future funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program could be in jeopardy for residents in West Central Illinois. LIHEAP is responsible for helping low income families in Illinois Read More