Local officials monitoring Ebola situation

By Jim McCabe on October 22 at 7:23am


Local public health officials are keeping an eye on the latest developments in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease. Since December, West Africa has seen over 4,800 deaths based Read More

Sheriff says deputy accidentally shot himself in the leg, is recovering

By Jim McCabe on October 22 at 7:23am


A Morgan County sheriff’s deputy is recovering after apparently shooting himself in the leg over the weekend by accident. Morgan County Sheriff Randy Duvendack says the deputy, who isn’t being Read More

Davidsmeyer receiving endorsement from small businesses

By Ryne Turke on October 22 at 7:23am


The National Federation of Independent Business is showing their support for Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer. After receiving the endorsement from the NFIB, Davidsmeyer released the following statement: “Illinois needs an environment Read More

No prison time for woman arrested on meth charges

By Jim McCabe on October 21 at 1:15pm

Heather Fanning

A Jacksonville woman is avoiding prison time after being arrested on multiple methamphetamine-related drug charges this past summer. Thirty-three-year-old Heather Fanning of the 7-hundred block of North Diamond pleaded guilty Read More

Harvest limited for farmers in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on October 21 at 1:14pm


Corn and soybean harvests came to a halt this week as farmers in West Central Illinois were only able to get two days of work in the fields. According to Read More