From trial to campaign trail, Lamb recruits support of AZ sheriff

By Jim McCabe on October 29 at 8:24am


A nationally-known sheriff is calling for one of the candidates in the Greene County sheriff’s race to resign. Richard Mack, the former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, finished the second Read More

Housing authority exec. director fined for battery

By Jim McCabe on October 29 at 8:22am


The executive director of the Morgan County Housing Authority was found guilty yesterday on battery charges. Sixty-one-year-old Fred Clinton of Alexander was found guilty by Circuit Judge Chris Reif in Read More

Widdows honored for work on Duncan Mansion

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 8:21am


A reception was held last night at the Governor Duncan Mansion to say goodbye and honor the work of Loretta Widdows. Along with her late husband Don, Widdows devoted much Read More

Davidsmeyer welcomes seminar to Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on October 29 at 8:21am

State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is informing the public of an informational event coming to Jacksonville today. The Illinois Department of Central Management Services will be hosting a Medicare Advantage information Read More

Police release suspect’s name in murder case

By Jim McCabe on October 28 at 1:48pm


Jacksonville Police officials say they’ve obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection with a homicide investigation. Police are looking for 19-year-old Avery Berry of Jacksonville. He’s charged with three Read More

Beasley bikes for multiple sclerosis research

By Ryne Turke on October 28 at 1:46pm


One man is using his leg power to raise money for those who aren’t able to. Thomas Beasley made a pit stop in Jacksonville overnight on his journey to bike Read More

New Jacksonville fire chief pledges continued service, community growth

By Jim McCabe on October 28 at 1:42pm


It was an emotional moment for Jacksonville’s soon-to-be new fire chief. Current fire captain Doug Sills was named last night as the successor to current chief Rick Kluge, who announced Read More

Waverly veteran aboard final Land of Lincoln Honor Flight of the year

By Ryne Turke on October 28 at 1:41pm


Paul Elliot, of the U.S. Army, is one of 81 veterans from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War who will be taking the day long trip to Read More

Harvest continues in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on October 28 at 1:40pm


Farmers in West Central Illinois had a busy week harvesting corn and soybean. According to the latest USDA crop report, local farmers and farmers around the state were able to Read More

Charges filed after fatal two-vehicle weekend crash

By Jim McCabe on October 28 at 7:27am


A Springfield woman has been charged with aggravated DUI following the deaths of two people, including a Jacksonville man, in a Sangamon County two-vehicle accident over the weekend. Our reporting Read More