MacMurray Nursing program rated #1 in the state based on recent NCLEX-RN pass rates in Illinois

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 1:44pm

A local collegiate nursing program has been ranked number 1 on a registered nursing website. MacMurray College has been named the #1 RN nursing school program out of the 78 Read More

Two Beardstown residents arrested in Schuyler County after ISP traffic stop leads to meth

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 12:19pm

Two Beardstown residents were arrested after a traffic stop for various meth offenses Tuesday evening. A press release from ISP District 20 explained the results of a preliminary investigation. At Read More

Ameren Illinois files sixth rate decrease in eight years with Illinois Commerce Commission

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:33am

Ameren Illinois is doing their part to lower electricity rates throughout the state. Ameren Illinois put out a release yesterday to announce residential customers will pay less for electric delivery Read More

Barry resident killed in Pike County rollover crash

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:24am

A single-vehicle crash in Pike County yesterday resulted in the death of one man. A press release from Illinois State Police District 20 detailed a preliminary investigation. According to the Read More

Two motions made in case of Carrollton man allegedly involved in concealing a homicidal death

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:08am

A Carrollton man accused of concealment of a homicidal death was in court yesterday. 34 year old Ryan Wheeler was in Greene County court yesterday for a status hearing in Read More

Crime of the Week: Theft of several tools

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 9:53am

Crime Stoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department in their Investigation of a recent Theft. Sometime between 10p.m. on April 12th and Read More

ISP District 20 Raises Awareness of Scott’s Law to Local Motorists

By Benjamin Cox on April 18 at 9:08am

Illinois State Police District 20, IDOT, ISBE, and local law enforcement are ramping up efforts to raise awareness about Scott’s Law or the Move Over law on Illinois roadways. On Read More

2019 Passavant/Gatorade 5k and 10k set for last Saturday of May

By Anthony Engle on April 17 at 1:29pm

The 27th Annual Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K has been scheduled. This year’s racing event will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. Both runners and walkers are welcome to Read More

Cass Board Fills Vacancy at April Meeting

By Benjamin Cox on April 17 at 10:48am

The Cass County Board of Commissioners approved its newest member to the board as part of business for their meeting on April 10th. Kim Hance, a Democrat from Beardstown, was Read More

South Jacksonville murder suspect still mentally unfit to stand trial

By Anthony Engle on April 17 at 10:37am

The mental fitness of a local man accused of murder was assessed in court yesterday. 25 year old Glenn Van Avery has been charged with three counts first degree murder. Read More