Police getting help in trying to find homicide suspect

By Jim McCabe on October 30 at 5:35am


The U.S. Marshal service is joining the search for a Jacksonville murder suspect. Our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 say the Marshals are helping the Jacksonville Police Department Read More

Illinois Policy Institute answers Ptacek allegations

By Jim McCabe on October 30 at 5:35am


Officials with the Illinois Policy Institute are responding to claims made by the District 117 superintendent regarding their opposition to a one-cent sales tax increase. Superintendent Steve Ptacek made comments Read More

Mac plans to phase out several academic programs

By Ryne Turke on October 30 at 5:33am


MacMurray College is preparing to re-focus several of its academic programs. According to a press release from MacMurray, ten programs of study are set to be phased out and new, Read More

Property owner wants city to fix water issue near shopping center

By Jim McCabe on October 29 at 1:48pm


An improperly-functioning water retention area within a subdivision of Jacksonville’s business corridor was the focus of discussion during a workshop session of Jacksonville’s Monday city council meeting. Planning and Public Read More

Waggener talks voting in Morgan County

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 1:39pm


Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener is letting the public know all the essential information to make sure they cast their vote in this year’s election. Waggener says Morgan County is Read More

Mac and IC targeting Benedictine undergraduates

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 1:18pm


MacMurray and Illinois College are creating action plans to assist students who attend to transfer from Benedictine University at Springfield. Last week, Benedictine announced that it will end its undergraduate Read More

From trial to campaign trail, Lamb recruits support of AZ sheriff

By Jim McCabe on October 29 at 8:24am


A nationally-known sheriff is calling for one of the candidates in the Greene County sheriff’s race to resign. Richard Mack, the former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, finished the second Read More

Housing authority exec. director fined for battery

By Jim McCabe on October 29 at 8:22am


The executive director of the Morgan County Housing Authority was found guilty yesterday on battery charges. Sixty-one-year-old Fred Clinton of Alexander was found guilty by Circuit Judge Chris Reif in Read More

Widdows honored for work on Duncan Mansion

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 8:21am


A reception was held last night at the Governor Duncan Mansion to say goodbye and honor the work of Loretta Widdows. Along with her late husband Don, Widdows devoted much Read More

Davidsmeyer welcomes seminar to Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 8:21am

State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is informing the public of an informational event coming to Jacksonville today. The Illinois Department of Central Management Services will be hosting a Medicare Advantage information Read More