Jacksonville Firefighters Performed Training on Abandoned House Yesterday

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 1:04pm

The Jacksonville Fire Department conducted search-and-rescue training scenarios yesterday afternoon on East College Avenue. Many area residents witnessed what appeared to be a house fire near the Casey’s gas station Read More

Schock Trial Delayed

By Zac Coffman on January 18 at 11:31am

The trial for former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has been delayed until this summer. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins has set the date for July 11th. Schock is facing federal charges Read More

Ribbon-Cutting, Boundary Survey Results Highlight Busy Night for District 117

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 9:29am

There’s a busy night scheduled for administrators and board members of School District 117. Starting the night off at 5 p.m. there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening Read More

Cold and Flu Season Hitting West Central Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 9:23am

It’s officially flu season in West Central Illinois as a large number of people throughout the area are calling in sick. It’s typical at this time of year that a Read More

IC to host inaugural True Blue Institute

By Blake Schnitker on January 17 at 12:22pm

A local college is offering area high school students the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills at the end of the month. In hopes of preparing young men and women Read More