Sentence handed down to teen accused of abandoning her newborn in a dumpster

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 5:34pm

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A sentence has been handed down to a Jacksonville teen accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a dumpster in 2014. WLDS-WEAI News reported in August that the teen was Read More

Early voting starts today in Morgan County

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 1:49pm

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Today marks the beginning of early voting in Morgan County. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says she expects to see more early-voting this fall compared to March, given the competitiveness Read More

New dog park opening in Jacksonville next Saturday

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 1:43pm

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Jacksonville’s new PetSafe dog park is officially opening next Saturday, October 8th. After winning the PetSafe “Bark For Your Park” online contest last July, Jacksonville received $100,000 for a new Read More

JHS “Going For the Gold” during homecoming week

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 12:32pm

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Jacksonville High School is welcoming alumni and the rest of the community to join in this weekend’s homecoming festivities. JHS Principal Mike McGiles says school spirit is high this year, Read More

Drive-thru mobile food pantry coming to Jacksonville Thursday

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 6:29am

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A mobile food pantry is coming to the Morgan County Fairgrounds thanks to Central Illinois Foodbank and the annual Crop Walk. Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Foodbank says this Read More