CROP Walk meeting scheduled for August

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 9:54am

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A planning meeting for the Morgan County CROP Walk is coming up next month. Area churches and civic organizations are invited to Central Christian Church on August 19th at 5:30 Read More

Chapin Cylinder Head and Block suffers serious fire damage

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 9:53am

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The Chapin Fire Department responded to a pair of serious blazes this week. On Tuesday morning at 3:30 a.m., fire crews responded to a residential fire at 413 French Street. Read More

Robert Gill trial date drawing close

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 9:52am

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Sixty-one-year-old Robert Gill of Jacksonville, who remains in the Morgan County Jail on three charges of first-degree murder, made a brief 15 minute appearance in Morgan County Court on Friday. Read More

19th-century Jacksonville Theatre Guild Office set for auction

By Ryne Turke on July 22 at 2:11pm

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A 19th-century building which has served as a home for numerous Jacksonville businesses and organizations will go to the highest bidder on Saturday. The Queen Anne Style building at 210 Read More

South Jax discussions take place on residency requirements, trustee pay

By Blake Schnitker on July 22 at 7:13am

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Residency requirements and trustee compensation were among the topics discussed during three South Jacksonville meetings last night. South Jacksonville Mayor Steve Waltrip says he believes members of the Personnel and Read More

Date picked for next Schock grand jury

By Jim McCabe on July 21 at 12:02pm

The two-year term of a federal grand jury that heard evidence against former Jacksonville Congressman Aaron Schock has expired, but he isn’t off the hook just yet. According to our Read More

Deputy lawsuit settlement information shared

By Jim McCabe on July 21 at 10:57am

New documents are being shared with our radio station that shed more light on settlements reached in federal lawsuits filed against deputies in the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department. Three men, Read More

Davis comments on GMO Labeling Requirement Bill

By Ryne Turke on July 21 at 5:35am

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A local congressman is commenting on the progress being made by a GMO Labeling Requirement bill. Rodney Davis, who also serves as chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotech, Read More

District 117 bringing in new teacher evaluation program

By Blake Schnitker on July 20 at 9:37pm

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District 117 board members hope a new evaluation program will make life easier for administrators. After much discussion, TalentEd was selected over other options like Evaluwise, MyOasys, and Teachboost. Superintendent Read More

Jacksonville selected to host Midwest Professional Basketball franchise

By Ryne Turke on July 20 at 8:36pm

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The Midwest Professional Basketball Association is expanding to Jacksonville. MPBA Associate Commissioner Craig Fata says the Jacksonville Generals are the first of multiple teams set to join the league in Read More