Three-year sentence for South Jax man accused of having sex with teen

By Jim McCabe on April 22 at 1:11pm


A South Jacksonville man who pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse in March has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Morgan County Circuit Judge Read More

Police chief: discarded meth labs being found in Jax waterways

By Jim McCabe on April 22 at 1:11pm


The next time you participate in a cleanup of Jacksonville’s Town Brook, you may stumble upon the remnants of a meth lab. That’s what some volunteers discovered at the most Read More

Corn planting increases to 5 percent

By Ryne Turke on April 22 at 1:10pm

Crop Report

Corn planting has increased to 5 percent in this week’s annual crop report, but still remains well behind the five year average of 22 percent. USDA crop statistician Doug Hartwick Read More