Cass Courthouse hours of operation will change August 5th, per the board of commissioners

By Anthony Engle on June 14 at 9:08am

Cass County Courthouse hours of operation will be changing towards the end of summer. A press release from Cass County Clerk Shelly Wessel explained the change for the courthouse. One Read More

Jacksonville woman arrested for meth offenses after search warrant executed at residence

By Anthony Engle on June 14 at 9:04am

Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a local woman for meth allegations. A press release from South Jacksonville Police Chief Tim Mann detailed the execution of a search warrant. Apparently, Read More

Crimestoppers Looking for 2 Wanted Individuals

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 3:54pm

Crimestoppers are currently seeking 2 individuals from Jacksonville: Nora R. Petefish, 37, with a last known address in the 300th block of Laurel Drive is wanted in connected to a Read More

AFSCME Employees To Receive Step Raises By September

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 2:07pm

Local state workers can expect to receive money owed to them soon. In a statement by The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees yesterday, owed step raises that Read More

Jarrett Receives Gun, Theft, & Criminal Trespass Charges After Traffic Stop

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 2:00pm

A Cass County felon who was arrested Tuesday has more charges coming. 28 year old Austin R Jarrett of Virginia, Illinois was arrested on a warrant during a traffic stop Read More

Crimestoppers Looking For Tips on Copper Theft

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 1:22pm

Crime Stoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Scott County Sheriff’s Office in their Investigation of a recent Burglary. In the Overnight hours of June Read More

Nutwood Sees Another Breach; Calhoun County Residents Continue Macoupin Creek Commute By Boat

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 11:46am

Misery continues for portions of the flood-torn southern portions of the WLDS/WEAI listening area. The Nutwood levee district, which encompasses 10,000 tillable acres in the northernmost portions of Jersey and Read More

LaHood Co-Sponsors Rural Ambulance Services Bill

By Benjamin Cox on June 13 at 10:59am

An Illinois Congressman is sponsoring a bill to make ambulance services accessible to rural communities throughout the United States. 18th Illinois District Representative Darin LaHood and Alabama 7th District Representative Read More

Jacksonville Police Chief Weighs In on New Cannabis Legislation

By Benjamin Cox on June 12 at 2:07pm

Jacksonville’s Police Chief is weighing in on the legalization of marijuana in the State of Illinois. Jacksonville Police Chief Adam Mefford says that the department will have some changes as Read More

Cass County Felon Heading To Court Over Council & Motion For GPS Bracelet on June 24th

By Benjamin Cox on June 12 at 1:51pm

A violent felon from Cass County will soon be back in court. 20 year old Joshua Hare of Beardstown will be facing a status hearing soon because he refused to Read More