“Safety train” rolls through Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on July 11 at 7:43am


It was “all aboard” for several dozen passengers in Jacksonville Thursday on the Norfolk Southern Safety Train. The train was part of Operation Lifesaver, a special safety passenger train that Read More

Cass County group pushing for preservation of Jim Edgar Panther Creek

By Ryne Turke on July 11 at 7:28am


The Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area is gaining support from a new Cass County group. Known as the Friends of Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish Read More

County health and highway department discuss budget

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 1:25pm


Two more department heads spoke today as Morgan County commissioners continued the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget process. Numbers were presented by Dale Bainter, the administrator of the county health department, Read More

Nichols Park Pool ready for Saturday reopening

By Ryne Turke on July 10 at 1:12pm

Nichols park Pool

Final preparations are being made for the official reopening of the Nicholas Park Pool this weekend. After suffering a tear in the fiber glass sump, the pool was forced to Read More

Data indicates less homes have telephones

By Jim McCabe on July 10 at 7:26am


A new study shows more people are hanging up on traditional landline telephone use in their homes. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate four out of Read More