Crimestoppers seeking info on two Jacksonville vandalisms

By Ryne Turke on July 27 at 8:01am


Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott Counties are requesting information to assist in two cases of vandalism in the northeast side of Jacksonville. According to the Jacksonville Police Department, the first Read More

Jacksonville workshop to provide tips on preventing fraud and identity theft

By Ryne Turke on July 26 at 1:04pm


Morgan County State’s Attorney Bobby Bonjean will be leading a workshop on Tuesday for businesses owners on steps to take for checking for fraud and identification theft. Bonjean was a Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer to open satellite office

By Ryne Turke on July 26 at 1:02pm

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The office will be located in Jerseyville at 100 South State Street and is the same office used for many years by former State Representatives Jim Watson and Tom Ryder. Read More

Freshman orientation announced for incoming JHS students

By Richard Holton on July 26 at 1:00pm


Jacksonville High School has announced the dates for their freshman orientation. Incoming 9th grade students should check-in at the lobby through the main entrance between 7:45 and 8:00 a-m on Read More

Man being booked at jail goes to hospital after resisting JPD arrest

By Jim McCabe on July 26 at 7:21am


A Mount Sterling man was hospitalized after being arrested by a Jacksonville police officer last night. Twenty-six-year-old Blake Stewart had been picked up at around 7 p.m. in the 10000 Read More

Study shows Illinois has been losing students to out of state colleges

By Ryne Turke on July 26 at 7:17am


Illinois has been losing some of its best students to colleges in other states and once they leave, they aren’t likely to return. That’s according to a study from the Read More

River Country Quilt Show begins today at JHS

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 12:47pm

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The 11th annual River Country Quilt Show kicked off at Jacksonville High School this morning, drawing interests from quilt enthusiasts all across West Central Illinois. Each year River Country Committee Read More

Man arrested in 2013 home invasion case sentenced

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 7:03am


A Franklin man avoided a prison sentence yesterday after being arrested for aggravated battery and residential burglary charges late last year. Thirty-seven-year-old Adrian Brogdon was sentenced in Morgan County Court Read More

Robbie McEvers Tournament wraps up today

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 7:02am


Young golfers of West Central Illinois teed off to today for the final day of the Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament. This is the 35th year of the tournament and Read More

Third part of Skinner interview aired on Channel 20

By Jim McCabe on July 24 at 1:06pm


WICS ABC Newschannel 20 has aired the final part of a three-part series featuring a jailhouse interview with convicted killer Shirley Skinner. 6-Years Later, Part Three The 79-year-old great grandmother Read More