Recreational path along north side of Lake Jacksonville among projects approved at City Council Meeting

By Anthony Engle on April 24 at 11:36am

Yesterday evening, the Jacksonville City Council accepted a number of improvements and projects for the city of Jacksonville to be implemented in the coming months. A new recreational/multi-purpose path will Read More

Illinois Farm Bureau sponsors initiative to end gerrymandering in Illinois, allow people to have a say in redistricting

By Anthony Engle on April 24 at 2:00am

The Illinois Farm Bureau wants to help end gerrymandering and give the people the option to have an input on the drawing of maps for congressional districts. In a statement Read More

Learn how to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate Wednesday at one of two free meetings

By Anthony Engle on April 23 at 9:26pm

Have you ever felt like you want to help children who cannot help themselves? Then you will certainly want to attend one of two free meetings being held this Wednesday Read More

Jacksonville City Council meeting tonight beginning at 7pm

By Anthony Engle on April 23 at 9:36am

The Jacksonville City Council will hear a proposal from the Parks and Lakes Department that would accept the engineering services proposal from Benton and Associates to add a recreational and Read More

Greene County files charges against Kane woman accused of neglecting and abusing 5 dogs

By Anthony Engle on April 20 at 9:28pm

In March, five dogs were rescued from bitter cold temperatures and being inhumanely tied up without adequate shelter, protection, or food in the yard of a woman in Kane. On Read More

Jacksonville Public Library to begin Free online movie streaming service

By Anthony Engle on April 20 at 12:00pm

The Jacksonville Public Library wants to take you to the movies. More specifically, the library wants to offer its patrons the chance to watch movies in their own homes. Head Read More

American Ambulance Services to leave Jacksonville Area July 17th

By Anthony Engle on April 20 at 9:17am

American Ambulance Services announced that they will be leaving the Jacksonville area after 6 years of service. According to the company, there are too few EMS specialists in the West Read More

Memorial for former IC Sociology Professor Dr. William Cross held Wednesday

By Anthony Engle on April 20 at 8:42am

Illinois College held a memorial service for a beloved professor Wednesday morning at Rammelkamp Chapel on the Illinois College campus. Dr. William Cross taught in the Jacksonville Area, at Illinois Read More

Three Injured Near Pittsfield

By Gary Scott on April 19 at 11:34am

Three people were injured in a three vehicle accident just north Pittsfield yesterday afternoon. The injured were identified as drivers of each of the vehicles. 40-year-old Roger Daniels of Manchester Read More

Illinois State Highway 104 was shut down due to an accident, since cleared

By Anthony Engle on April 19 at 2:00am

A car accident on Illinois State Highway 104 caused both directions of traffic to be turned around and detoured from Highway 104 for approximately one hour yesterday afternoon. Morgan County Read More