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Senator Sam McCann will not seek reelection in 2018 general primary

By Blake Schnitker on December 5 at 6:17am

Now that filing period for the 2018 general primaries is over, there’s one familiar name that will not appear on the ballot come March. Senator Sam McCann, of Plainview, announced Read More

Lt. Chris Johnson talks about his campaign for Morgan County Sheriff

By Blake Schnitker on December 4 at 12:45pm

Last week, we previewed one of the two candidates running for Morgan County Sheriff, and now it’s time for part two of those previews. Morgan County Chief Deputy Mike Carmody, Read More

Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener reminds local residents of key dates as filing period winds down

By Blake Schnitker on December 1 at 12:58pm

There are just a handful of days left for potential Morgan County candidates to file for the 2018 general primary election. Monday marked the beginning of the filing period in Read More

Morgan County Sheriff candidate Carmody discusses experience, goals for campaign

By Blake Schnitker on November 30 at 12:36pm

Arguably the most contested and anticipated local race come March will be between a pair of Republicans running for Morgan County Sheriff. Mike Carmody, currently the Chief Deputy for Morgan Read More

Democrat from Dupo, IL files for run for Illinois Governor

By Blake Schnitker on November 29 at 1:03pm

A fifth candidate has filed the necessary signatures and now enters the highly-anticipated race for Illinois Governor. Democrat Terry Getz, of Dupo, Illinois, filed his paperwork at the state capitol Read More

Aaron Scott discusses future plans following recent election

By Blake Schnitker on April 6 at 12:45pm

Local voters elected Aaron Scott to another term as Jacksonville’s alderman for Ward Four on Tuesday. After being appointed to his aldermanic position in May of 2016, Scott decided to Read More

Hopkins shares thoughts on re-election

By Blake Schnitker on April 6 at 12:36pm

Incumbent Jeff Hopkins was successful in his campaign for re-election as alderman for Jacksonville’s Ward One following Tuesday’s Consolidated Election. Hopkins was appointed as an alderman in the spring of Read More

Waverly Superintendent Dustin Day discusses recently-passed proposition

By Blake Schnitker on April 6 at 7:27am

Waverly School District #6 will adopt a new method of electing members of its board of education in the coming years. Voters on Tuesday passed a proposition for board of Read More

Franklin Superintendent discusses passing of School Buildings Bond Referedum

By Blake Schnitker on April 5 at 2:44pm

Buildings within Franklin School District #1 will see some major improvements in the coming years after voters approved a referendum for 2.5-million dollars in school building bonds. Of the 470 Read More

Dani Glascock Post Election Reaction

By Jack Jones on April 5 at 11:22am

The election race for South Jacksonville Village President is over, and the race was very close between Harry Jennings and Dani Glascock. By the narrow margin of twelve votes, Jennings Read More