Jacksonville shooting suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 7:04am


A Springfield man is behind bars for his alleged involvement in the Jacksonville shooting over the weekend. Jacksonville Police Detectives, with assistance from Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll, obtained Read More

Jacksonville Mayor feels West Douglas brick renovation unlikely

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 6:58am


Jacksonville aldermen have three choices on what to do with the only brick street in the city. West Douglas Avenue, originally constructed in 1906, has retained its existing condition for Read More

JPD investigating overnight shooting

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 1:14pm

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A shooting in Jacksonville remains under investigation by local law enforcement. Reports from the Jacksonville Police Department claim the incident occurred in the 300 block of South Church. A caller Read More

Antiques Roadshow expert offering appraisals in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 1:12pm


An expert from PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is returning to Jacksonville to offer his appraising services at no charge. Mark Moran will host a program similar to the popular show from Read More

Attorney General determines Carrollton City Council violated Open Meetings Act

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 7:10am


The Attorney General’s Office has determined Carrollton City Council violated the Open Meetings Act. The issue centers around the council’s refusal to allow anyone other than city residents to speak Read More

Jacksonville draws inspiration from Olympic swim team

By Blake Schnitker on August 20 at 8:30am

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Olympic fever has spread all the way to Jacksonville. Danielle Schnake is entering her second year as Aquatic Director at the Bob Freesen YMCA. Schnake says the strong swimming performances Read More

Serious Lip Balm drawing big business outside of Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 20 at 8:15am


Two women from the Jacksonville area have turned a friendly Christmas gift into a big-time business. In November of 2014, MacMurray College associate art professor Khara Koffel and MacMurray graduate Read More

Lincoln Elementary ready for start of school on Monday

By Blake Schnitker on August 20 at 6:59am


The doors of Lincoln Elementary are officially open after Friday’s ribbon cutting ceremony. District 117 Board Members were on hand to tour the new facility, which was fully renovated in Read More

Registration open for Girls on the Run

By Ryne Turke on August 19 at 12:09pm


Registration has started for more than 30 Girls on the Run of Central Illinois teams. The ten-week program, which caters to local schools and community programs, works with an estimated Read More

Back To School Preview: Greene County

By Ryne Turke on August 19 at 12:08pm


The school districts of Greene County are the focus of our third and final back to school preview. Greenfield Superintendent Kevin Bowman says students are taking advantage of several new Read More