Man arrested in January home invasion incident pleads guilty

By Jim McCabe on May 22 at 7:20am


A Jacksonville man arrested for home invasion from an incident earlier this year will serve time in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Twenty-five-year-old Trenton Jackson of the 1100 block of Read More

ISD and ISVI prepare for graduation

By Ryne Turke on May 22 at 7:16am

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Students in the Class of 2015 from the Illinois Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired are preparing for graduation ceremonies today. ISD principal Christine Good-Deal has been at the Read More

Committee picks East Vandalia acreage for dog park

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Members of the Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Committee believe they have a suitable location for a potential new dog park. The committee met this morning and decided an area of Read More

Work wrapping up on streets north of downtown

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Activity is winding down on follow-up construction work to the area of downtown Jacksonville around North Main Street. Following the opening of North Main to traffic last November, several road Read More

New majors being offered at MacMurray

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Two new majors are being offered at MacMurray College in the upcoming fall semester. The school announced today it’ll offer Marketing and Data Analytics majors to undergraduate students. Approval to Read More