Police probing hit-and-run reports

By Jack Jones on October 21 at 8:53am

Jacksonville police are investing two separate hit and run accidents overnight that resulted in a minor injury to one person property damage in the other instance. The first one happened Read More

Congressman LaHood makes visit to Winchester

By Blake Schnitker on October 19 at 9:53am

Scott County got a visit from Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood at a town hall meeting yesterday. LaHood is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives who goes to bat Read More

Chief Mefford talks about the local battle against drug-related crimes

By Blake Schnitker on October 18 at 1:21pm

Arrests related to the use or distribution of narcotics, specifically meth and heroin, have been relatively prevalent over the past year in Jacksonville. While the issue is by no means Read More

District 117 to discuss contract for South School renovations

By Blake Schnitker on October 18 at 7:23am

Renovations at South Jacksonville Elementary School will be the main topic of discussion at tonight’s District 117 board meeting. The board will actually hold two meetings tonight, with the Committee Read More

Section of Morton to close for part of tomorrow evening

By Blake Schnitker on October 17 at 11:15am

A portion of Jacksonville’s busiest street will be closed for approximately six hours starting tomorrow evening. According to a news release from the Illinois Department of Transportation, the portion of Read More

Preliminary hearing set for man accused of attempted murder at Virginia bar

By Blake Schnitker on October 17 at 10:39am

A Chandlerville man arrested for alleged attempted murder in Virginia earlier this month made an appearance in Cass County court yesterday. Sixty-two year old Jimmy Johnson appeared in from of Read More

Davidsmeyer, Republicans file bill to stop taxpayer-funded abortions

By Blake Schnitker on October 17 at 7:27am

Among the group of Illinois Republicans fighting back against the recent legislation that funds abortions through taxpayer money is local State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer. On Friday, Davidsmeyer and colleagues of Read More

Court date set for man accused aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 11:07am

Additional information is surfacing in regards to an arrest last week involving alleged sexual abuse. According to police reports, 40-year old Robert Bilbruck, of the one thousand block of Greenwood, Read More

Griggsville woman hospitalized after car vs tractor crash in Pike Co.

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 7:13am

A vehicle versus tractor crash in Pike County yesterday left one Griggsville woman hospitalized. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 20, the crash occurred at approximately noon yesterday Read More

Congressman LaHood shares views on potential US tax reform

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 6:04am

Much has been made of President Trump’s potential plan to reform the US tax system. On Wednesday, President Trump and the “Big Six” Republicans introduced their latest version of their Read More