Local officers save a life using medicine to combat opioid overdoses

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 7:15am

Officers with the Jacksonville Police Department were able to save the life of a local man early yesterday morning. Local authorities received a call at approximately 5 a.m. yesterday from Read More

Toxicology reports on Carrollton man killed in police-shooting show no active drugs

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 6:22am

Toxicology reports of a Carrollton man who died after exchanging gunfire with police two months ago revealed no active drugs in his system. According to Jersey County Coroner Larry Alexander, Read More

Chairpersons chosen for Prairieland United Way’s 2017 campaign

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 5:30am

Prairieland United Way is announcing its newest chairpersons for their 2017 campaign. Mary Ferguson and Bev Coats, both of Jacksonville, recently received word that they’ve been chosen by the organization Read More

Local Woman Wins Cards Trivia

By Gary Scott on August 17 at 11:17am

We have conducted a drawing to finish the 25th season of our Cardinals Trivia, presented by Passavant Area Hospital with the help of Executive Transportation, and WEAI radio. This year’s Read More

Rauner signs Davidsmeyer-sponsored bill making corn the official grain of Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on August 17 at 10:33am

The Illinois State Fair isn’t just about the concerts, amusement rides and cotton candy. A number of Illinois lawmakers have made their way to the state fairgrounds this week, along Read More