Jacksonville man arrested after allegedly stealing vehicle and crashing in a field

By Blake Schnitker on September 24 at 3:45pm

A Jacksonville man remains behind bars after his arrest for allegedly stealing a car and crashing into a field east of the city. According to reports from the Jacksonville Police, Read More

Liquor ordinance, items for water treatment plant on city council agenda

By Blake Schnitker on September 24 at 9:37am

Several ordinances pertaining to liquor sales and the water treatment plant are on the agenda for the Jacksonville city council tonight. During the workshop session starting at 6 o’clock prior Read More

MCS Community Services low-income energy assistance program

By Anthony Engle on September 22 at 9:37pm

A service agency in Jacksonville wants to help keep people warm and safe this winter. MCS Community services provides programs to residents in Morgan, Cass, and Scott Counties. One of Read More

Car fire stops I-72 off Exit 68 Friday night

By Anthony Engle on September 22 at 11:59am

A car that caught on fire was the cause of a blockage of southbound highway 72 traffic Friday night. At approximately 10:30 p.m., a Lifestar Ambulance and Jacksonville Fire Department Read More

Statewide property tax exemption of non-for-profit hospitals upheld

By Anthony Engle on September 21 at 4:27pm

The affiliated institutions of the Memorial Health System, including Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, remain property tax exempt. The Supreme Court of Illinois yesterday upheld a 2012 state law that Read More