IEMA Director Wants to Ensure Reporting of Flood Damage

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 6:30pm

Clean up from the spring floods has been under way for several weeks with the warmer, drier weather. Last week, Governor J.B. Pritkzer asked residents to report their damages to Read More

No Regrets Cookies Officially Opens In Cedar Commons

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 11:01am

Jacksonville is home to some new tasty treats. No Regrets Cookies opened their doors for an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday at 10AM at 1111 West Morton Avenue, Suite Read More

Lions Club Accepting School Supply Donations

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 10:25am

The school year is three and a half weeks away. School supplies have hit the shelves at local retailers all around the area. The Jacksonville Lions Club is doing its Read More

Local Pilot and Amateur Astrophysicist and Astronomer Recording Stats about Thursday’s Big Boom

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 10:13am

The loud boom that was heard this week has captivated people’s imaginations. Theories about sonic booms from jets, natural gas, explosions, and seismic activity have all made their ways into Read More

New Draft Wind Ordinance Has Some Updated Sections, Will Move Forward With Vote on Monday

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 9:53am

Morgan County’s new draft wind ordinance was released to the public on Friday. The vote for the ordinance has been announced for Monday. The vote may put an end to Read More

Illinois Congressional Delegation Protests NASS Corn Report

By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 9:46am

The Illinois Congressional Delegation is fighting for Illinois farmers after a confusing USDA report was released this week. Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Darin LaHood, Congressman John Shimkus, and Congressman Rodney Read More

Crimestoppers Fugitives Wanted

By Benjamin Cox on July 19 at 3:19pm

Crimestoppers is currently seeking information for 2 Morgan County fugitives. 19 year old Kody M Baumgart of the 900 block of Doolin Avenue in Jacksonville is wanted on a warrant Read More

Bustos & LaHood Call for Dredging Funds for Mississippi & Illinois Rivers

By Benjamin Cox on July 19 at 2:38pm

Yesterday, two Illinois Congressman called upon extra support for Illinois river valley infrastructure and maintenance. 18th district Congressman Darin LaHood and 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos led letters for the Read More

Breaking: Morgan County Commissioners To Vote on Wind Ordinance Monday

By Benjamin Cox on July 19 at 1:58pm

The Morgan County Commissioners have released the latest draft of the Wind Ordinance for Morgan County. The new draft was uploaded today and the vote has been placed upon the Read More

Western Portion of I-72 in Pike County To Close Briefly Monday

By Benjamin Cox on July 19 at 1:04pm

A main interstate highway will have lanes closing in Pike County this week. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramp from eastbound Interstate 72 to northbound Interstate 172 Read More