Death of WICC Inmate Larry Earvin ruled a homicide

By Anthony Engle on November 19 at 10:30am

First reported by The Associated Press: the death of an inmate following an “altercation with correctional staff” at Western Illinois Correctional Center on May 17th has been ruled a homicide, Read More

Last post made in chronicle of Ken Bradbury’s final days

By Anthony Engle on November 18 at 7:42pm

The community of West Central Illinois is in mourning after news of Ken Bradbury’s death made its way on to the internet Sunday. Ken Bradbury was a very well-celebrated teacher, Read More

Pathway commits in second year hosting Festival of Trees

By Anthony Engle on November 17 at 8:22pm

Pathway Services is embracing organization and Christmas cheer in their second year of hosting the local Festival of Trees, and the annual auction that accompanies it on Sunday. Area residents Read More

Salvation Army ringing of the bells through Christmas

By Anthony Engle on November 16 at 6:37pm

Local residents have likely heard some bells ringing and seen the infamous red kettles. This year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign has started in Jacksonville. Donations will be accepted into Read More

Three trustees miss meeting, Samples gives one no-vote

By Anthony Engle on November 16 at 1:12pm

Only half of the South Jacksonville Board of Trustees was present for the special Board meeting last night. The meeting continued, as all Open Meetings Act requirements were met. Stacy Read More