Group wants more out of Father DeGrand announcement

By Jim McCabe on May 5 at 12:52pm


A victims’ advocate group is reacting to the news that the Springfield Catholic Diocese has permanently barred a former Jacksonville priest from ministry. A statement put out today by the Read More

Illinois corn numbers rapidly increase this week

By Ryne Turke on May 5 at 12:42pm

corn in hand

Illinois farmers are reporting impressive crop numbers after a week of favorable weather. The latest USDA crop report showed precipitation was down across the state, allowing farmers to work an Read More

Crash at South Main and Michigan sends two to Passavant

By Ryne Turke on May 5 at 12:42pm


A two vehicle accident this morning at the border of Jacksonville and South Jacksonville sent multiple individuals to the hospital. The crash happened at around 10:50 at the intersection of Read More

Believe in Education Drawing aims to benefit District 117 schools

By Ryne Turke on May 5 at 7:54am


Purchasing a ticket for the 2015 Believe in Education Drawing could put an extra $10,000 in your wallet. Over the past four years, Amy Albers has chaired the drawing that Read More

Former Our Saviour priest removed from ministry

By Jim McCabe on May 4 at 12:13pm


A former Jacksonville priest has reportedly been permanently removed as a pastor in several Catholic parishes in Eastern Illinois. The Catholic Diocese of Springfield found that an allegation of sexual Read More