Belobradjdic-Stewart begins Campaign for South Jacksonville Village Trustee

By Blake Schnitker on February 22 at 1:13pm

Several candidates are starting their campaigns for the position of South Jacksonville Village Trustee. Paula Belobrajdic-Stewart made her official announcement yesterday. Currently a Village Trustee, Belobrajdic-Stewart was appointed to her Read More

Jacksonville High Mourning Loss of Student

By Zac Coffman on February 22 at 12:00pm

Jacksonville High School staff and students are mourning the death of one of their students and classmates, and counselors are available to help deal with the loss. District 117 Superintendent Read More

Jamboree 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament to Benefit Prairieland United Way

By Blake Schnitker on February 22 at 9:48am

Prairieland United Way is teaming up with a local bank and a local gym to host a Jamboree 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament this weekend. One of the last fundraisers Read More

Goodwill To Host Veterans Program

By Zac Coffman on February 22 at 12:00am

Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries will be holding a pair of meetings to introduce veterans to the Vetlink program. Vetlink is designed to support veterans’ employment needs including updating job Read More

Winchester & Roodhouse Fire Departments to provide service for Manchester

By Blake Schnitker on February 21 at 2:26pm

The Village of Manchester will now receive fire protection from the departments of Winchester and Roodhouse following the closure of their own department in January. Like many other smaller area Read More

Lack Of Rain Worrisome For Farmers

By Zac Coffman on February 21 at 12:22pm

2017 has had very little rainfall in Illinois. With less than a half inch of precipitation so far this year, farmers are beginning to worry about their crops. Stephanie Porter, Read More

2016 Blue Diamond Award Winner Announced

By Zac Coffman on February 21 at 12:05pm

The First National Bank of Arenzville has announced the winner of this years Blue Diamond Community Service Award. This years winner is Kevin Eckhoff of Jacksonville. Eckhoff is an active Read More

LaHood Talks President Trump

By Zac Coffman on February 20 at 2:13pm

Today is President’s day and our current President Donald Trump has people marching in protest. “Not My President” protests are being held in major cities across the county. Congressman Darin Read More

Morgan County Residents Asked Not To Burn Anything

By Zac Coffman on February 20 at 1:58pm

The Jacksonville/Morgan County Office of Emergency Management and All Morgan County Fire Departments are asking residents not to burn anything. With dry conditions and lack of precipitation, Controlled burns can Read More

Ameren Illinois Offering Savings Opportunity

By Zac Coffman on February 20 at 12:13pm

Ameren Illinois is encouraging customers to sign up for their Peak Times Reward Program. The program provides customers with a bill credit when they reduce their electricity usage during times Read More