Marquise Jackson arrested in connection with January shooting

By Richard Holton on May 2 at 12:30pm

23-year old Marquise Jackson was arrested yesterday by the Jacksonville Police Department on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm in connection to the shooting that took place on the Read More

Final Season Concert of Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

By Richard Holton on May 2 at 12:29pm

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season will take place this Saturday at 7:30pm. Featuring soloist John McGrosso, “A Scottish Ayre” will feature music from Johannes Brahms, as Read More

Grain Belt meetings start up again this week; opposition group to get together this weekend

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 12:28pm


More meetings for information on a potential new power line are coming to Illinois starting this week. Officials with the Grain Belt Express Clean Line are holding a series of Read More

Travel and Tourism Week kicks off in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on May 2 at 6:46am


The city of Jacksonville will be on display this week with special events for the second annual National Travel and Tourism Week. The Jacksonville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau held Read More

Peoria-area man walking across the state to raise funds for park making local stops

By Jim McCabe on May 1 at 1:11pm


It’s a lovely day for a 700-mile walk for one man passing through our area. Eight-four-year-old Dean Troutman is in the second week of a journey that started in his Read More