South Jax Chief Broaddus, Trustee Smith stepping down from positions

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 6:02am


The newly appointed South Jacksonville police chief and a trustee under fire for ethics allegations have stepped down from their positions with the village. Chief Mike Broaddus and trustee Sonnie Read More

Police promoting safety over holiday weekend

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 6:00am


The Illinois State Police Department is reminding holiday travelers to drive responsibly over the weekend. According to a press release from the ISP, DUI remains the leading cause of fatal Read More

Mac boosts Social Work program with new hire

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 5:32am

Christina Blash

MacMurray College has hired a new assistant professor in the Social Work Program. Christina Blash received her master’s degree in social work from St. Louis University, a bachelor’s degree in Read More

IC announces renovations to baseball and softball fields

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 12:49pm


A ceremony was held at Illinois College this morning to commemorate the groundbreaking of two facility renovations on campus. Renovation plans for Joe Brooks Baseball Field and Jessica Kamp Softball Read More

Beardstown Cargill plant sold to JBS USA

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 9:40am


The Cargill meat processing plant in Beardstown has been sold. The $1.45 billion agreement with JBS USA Pork was confirmed on Wednesday from a press release. Completion of the sale Read More