City Council to hear Hydrology Study on Town Brook

By Blake Schnitker on November 13 at 6:46am

City Council members will consider a number of different items tonight as they meet for the first time in a month. All of tonight’s action kicks off at 5 p.m. Read More

District 117 Board to meet at new Central Office location

By Blake Schnitker on November 13 at 6:44am

The Superintendent’s contract, as well as a scoreboard for the football field will be discussed at tonight’s District 117 meeting. The Jacksonville School District 117 will meet tonight in its Read More

AMVETS’ Duncan discusses importance of Veterans Day

By Blake Schnitker on November 12 at 12:47pm

Military Veterans from the Jacksonville and surrounding area are being recognized in a variety of Veterans Day activities today. While yesterday officially served as Veterans Day throughout the United States, Read More

Jacksonville man who died after I-72 crash Sunday identified

By Anthony Engle on November 8 at 5:30pm

Three Jacksonville citizens were hospitalized Sunday morning with serious injuries following a crash on Interstate 72, and a man involved died later that day. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards identified Read More

Victim of Route 54/Farley Road rollover crash identified

By Anthony Engle on November 8 at 4:19pm

A Springfield woman was the victim of fatal rollover crash on Old Route 54 yesterday. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards has just released the name of the victim. 75 year Read More

Local chili fundraiser wants to “Raise the Roof” Friday

By Anthony Engle on November 8 at 1:47pm

Seeing how the first major snowy forecast is being called for tonight, right in between the fall equinox and winter solstice on the calendar, a fundraiser scheduled for tomorrow was Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer reacts to Democratic supermajority in IL House

By Blake Schnitker on November 8 at 12:07pm

A local Republican State Representative is sharing his thoughts as Democrats regained a supermajority in the Illinois House following Tuesday’s elections. As the ballots came in Tuesday night, it became Read More

TIF app, Fire Dept. election ordinance duscussions at committee of whole tonight

By Anthony Engle on November 8 at 10:08am

A TIF application, as well as several other items will be discussed at tonight’s South Jacksonville Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole session. Tonight’s Committee of the Whole meeting Read More

Fire Department apparently had three volunteers resign Monday

By Anthony Engle on November 7 at 5:55pm

Three South Jacksonville Firefighters have apparently been dismissed from the Village Fire Department, just days after trustees accepted the resignations of three other firefighters. At last week’s Board of Trustees Read More

Area counties see uptick in voter turnout for 2018 election

By Blake Schnitker on November 7 at 12:15pm

Early indications show that voter turnouts across the four-county area increased from the previous midterm election. As reported by WLDS/WEAI, the voter turnout for yesterday’s election in Morgan County saw Read More