Turner Speech Team successful at recent competition

By Ryne Turke on November 23 at 9:00am


Several students from Turner Jr. High received top honors at the Regional Speech Team Competition last weekend to wrap up a successful season. Turner competed in Region 16 against junior Read More

Ameren Illinois making sure customers have a safe winter

By Ryne Turke on November 22 at 12:30pm


As the heating season gets underway, Ameren Illinois is reminding customers to take immediate action if they smell natural gas. Natural gas, in its pure form, is odorless and colorless. Read More

Mac professor Oberg speaks at national conference

By Ryne Turke on November 22 at 12:29pm


Steve Oberg, the assistant professor of Business at Mac, gave a speech during the 10th Annual National Economics Teaching Association Conference in San Diego, California earlier this month. Oberg lectured Read More

North Main reopening on Monday

By Ryne Turke on November 22 at 12:28pm


First the first time in over 40 years, traffic on both lanes of North Main Street will be open to the public. Jacksonville Main Street’s Judy Tighe made the announcement Read More

Jackson family members say they don’t wish harm on murder suspect’s family

By Jim McCabe on November 22 at 5:41am


The family of a Jacksonville murder victim is speaking out after several acts of alleged follow-up violent incidents. Our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 spoke with the family Read More

Jax Food Center receives generous donation from Springfield Clinic

By Jim McCabe on November 21 at 1:31pm


Volunteers with the Jacksonville Area Community Food Center were surprised this morning by a large food donation from the Springfield Clinic. The clinic is making donations to community organizations in Read More

Hunters take aim for the start of firearm season

By Ryne Turke on November 21 at 12:35pm


Today officially marks the beginning of deer season in West Central Illinois. Illinois Department of Natural Resources spokesman Chris Young highlights the dates for hunters to keep in mind for Read More

Shock and Davis speaking out against executive actions from Obama

By Ryne Turke on November 21 at 12:30pm


Congressmen Aaron Schock and Rodney Davis are responding to the executive actions taken yesterday by President Obama regarding immigration. The action aims to boost border security and focuses on deporting Read More

Woman indicted by grand jury on charges stemming from fatal crash

By Jim McCabe on November 21 at 8:43am


A Springfield woman who prosecutors say killed two people in an auto accident last month will stand trial after being indicted by a Sangamon County grand jury on Thursday. Twenty-seven-year-old Read More

Festival of Trees begins today

By Jim McCabe on November 21 at 8:43am


It’s not a forest, but one Jacksonville spot will have plenty of trees this weekend. The Woodhaven Hospice Festival of Trees takes place at the Masonic Temple at 345 West Read More