Indiana man arrested on I-72 for cannabis trafficking

By Blake Schnitker on February 22 at 10:16am

An Indiana man remains behind bars after yet another cannabis trafficking arrest by Morgan County Deputies earlier this week. According to report from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, 32-year old Read More

Crime of the Week: Car broken into in rural Chapin

By Anthony Engle on February 21 at 12:41pm

Crime Stoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Morgan County Sheriff’s office in their Investigation of a recent Theft. Sometime between 10 p.m. on Friday, Read More

Truck theft at beginning of the year apparently solved

By Anthony Engle on February 21 at 12:32pm

The arrest of a Springfield man Tuesday evening reportedly marks the end of an area investigation into the theft of a truck last month. 33 year old Joshua Baker was Read More

Board says yes to digital scoreboard upgrade; initial ad revenue to fund JHS auditorium needs

By Anthony Engle on February 21 at 12:15pm

Kraushaar-Rosenberger Field is about to enter the 21st century. The District 117 Board of Education approved the purchase of a 14 foot tall by 28 foot wide digital LED refurbished Read More

MacMurray to reinstate majors in Chemistry & Elementary Education

By Blake Schnitker on February 21 at 10:31am

A local college is bringing back two of the more popular bachelors degrees to offer to students in the fall of 2019. According to a press release from Assistant Director Read More

Rep. Davidsmeyer, Sen. McClure react to Governor Pritzker’s budget address

By Blake Schnitker on February 21 at 8:50am

Several state politicians are sharing their reactions to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s first budget address yesterday. Jacksonville-based State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, of Illinois’ 100th House District, as well as Springfield-based Senator Read More

Village Board of Trustees nearing end of codification reviews

By Anthony Engle on February 21 at 12:00am

A process undertaken by the South Jacksonville Board of Trustees and Mayor Harry Jennings is nearing completion. The Board of Trustees will meet this evening in a committee of the Read More

Jacksonville Savings Bank and affiliates merge under CNB banner

By Anthony Engle on February 20 at 2:22pm

Jacksonville Savings Bank has officially merged with CNB Bank and Trust. The deal, which has been a major topic of conversation in the Jacksonville and surrounding area, was finalized Tuesday. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Aaron Schock pre-trial appeal, trial set to begin in June

By Anthony Engle on February 20 at 10:16am

It seems Aaron Schock will go to trial for 22 counts of corruption charges. Several national news outlets are reporting that the case for former 18th district congressman Aaron Schock Read More

District 117 to consider new football scoreboard, discuss impact of $15 minimum wage

By Blake Schnitker on February 20 at 5:30am

District 117 board members will discuss the impact of Illinois’ recent $15 dollars an hour minimum wage legislation, as well as the possible purchase of a new football scoreboard at Read More