River County Quilt Show begins today at JHS

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 12:47pm

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The 11th annual River County Quilt Show kicked off at Jacksonville High School this morning, drawing interests from quilt enthusiasts all across West Central Illinois. Each year River County Committee Read More

Man arrested in 2013 home invasion case sentenced

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 7:03am


A Franklin man avoided a prison sentence yesterday after being arrested for aggravated battery and residential burglary charges late last year. Thirty-seven-year-old Adrian Brogdon was sentenced in Morgan County Court Read More

Robbie McEvers Tournament wraps up today

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 7:02am


Young golfers of West Central Illinois teed off to today for the final day of the Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament. This is the 35th year of the tournament and Read More

Third part of Skinner interview aired on Channel 20

By Jim McCabe on July 24 at 1:06pm


WICS ABC Newschannel 20 has aired the final part of a three-part series featuring a jailhouse interview with convicted killer Shirley Skinner. 6-Years Later, Part Three The 79-year-old great grandmother Read More

Owner of Greene Co. plant speaks out against shutdown

By Jim McCabe on July 24 at 1:01pm


The owner of a Greene County food processing plant that was ordered by the state to close its doors for repeated health violations says he’ll appeal the decision. Parks Locker Read More