Patterson, Richardson to step down from Jacksonville City Council

By Blake Schnitker on August 15 at 7:13am

The Jacksonville City Council will soon look to replace two of its members, as both Ward 3 aldermen plan on relocating in the near future. At Monday night’s city council Read More

District 117 Rounds out list of JHS Admins, declares elementary and middle school student Deans

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 1:15am

The Jacksonville School District Board of Education met Tuesday afternoon for a special Board meeting in the conference room of their newly refurnished offices at 211 West State Street. The Read More

Man flees scene of accident involving juvenile female driver

By Anthony Engle on August 14 at 4:00pm

A Jacksonville man has been arrested for aggravated fleeing or eluding an officer. 51 year old Herbie Tamulis, of the 300 block of Pine Street, was arrested today and booked Read More

USDA Crop Progress and Conditions: Week ending August 12th

By Anthony Engle on August 14 at 12:31pm

Warmer and drier conditions caused fields to decline slightly. Last week, the average rainfall in the state of Illinois was 0.92 inches, on par with recorded measurements in the 33rd Read More

Congressman LaHood shares thoughts on ongoing trade war with China

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 10:27am

Farmers across America and particularly west central Illinois aren’t hiding their displeasure with the ongoing trade war with China. Despite the negative impact the trade war looks to have on Read More

City Council approves resolution to begin work on local school walking routes

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 6:57am

Jacksonville aldermen passed a resolution for preliminary construction engineering services for improving walking routes to local schools at last night’s meeting. During the workshop portion of last night’s city council Read More

County residents raise concerns over wind ordinance at Board meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 1:00pm

More than a dozen communities members showed up to voice their concerns regarding a wind ordinance during this morning’s Morgan County Commissioners meeting. The majority of those in attendance at Read More

Petersburg man struck by moving vehicle on I-72 over the weekend

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 7:15am

A Petersburg man remains hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the interstate this weekend. According to reports from Illinois State Police, 32-year old Matthew Wallick, of Read More

TIF grant, Trick or Treat ordinance to be discussed at City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 7:14am

The city’s Trick or Treat ordinance, as well as a TIF grant will be discussed by Jacksonville aldermen at tonight’s city council meeting. During the workshop session prior to the Read More

Winchester School District has no set superintendent for next year

By Anthony Engle on August 11 at 11:08am

After 11 years, the superintendent of Winchester School District has completed his collection of the ceremonial 35 years in education. David Roberts officially announced his decision to retire to the Read More