Local domestic battery case ends in potential deportation

By Anthony Engle on October 12 at 3:38pm

A man that had been living in Jacksonville for an unknown period of time is no longer in Morgan County. 28 year old Luis Antonio Vargus Telefor, last known to Read More

Two vehicle fires in one morning at same place raise suspicions

By Anthony Engle on October 12 at 1:09pm

Two separate calls were made to the Jacksonville Fire Department for the same residence Thursday morning. According to official Jacksonville Police reports, local emergency personnel was called first at approximately Read More

Majority of local elected county office races one-sided

By Anthony Engle on October 12 at 10:38am

The official ballots for Cass, Greene, Morgan, and Scott counties have been released. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th. The four contestants in the 2018 Illinois gubernatorial race are Republican Read More

Passavant elects three news members to Board of Directors

By Blake Schnitker on October 12 at 9:14am

Three new members were elected to the Passavant Hospital’s Board of Directors during last night’s annual Board of Governors meeting at Hamilton’s. Maryjane Million, Stephen Symons and Brad Wilson were Read More

Passavant partial hospitalization director on new program

By Anthony Engle on October 11 at 1:26pm

A new health facility in Jacksonville is offering group therapies with added individual care. The Passavant Area Hospital adult partial hospitalization program opened on October 1st at 559 North Westgate Read More

United Way’s 10/10 Breakfast fundraiser a success

By Blake Schnitker on October 11 at 12:06pm

More than one hundred breakfasts were sold yesterday morning at the Prairieland United Way’s 10 for 10 Drive Thru Breakfast fundraiser. As part of their 2018 Communities United Campaign, the Read More

Crimestoppers: Food used in two criminal damage cases

By Anthony Engle on October 11 at 11:50am

Crime Stoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department and the Morgan County Sheriffs Office in two cases of Criminal Damage. On October Read More

K9 Sniff-search at Jacksonville Middle School Wednesday

By Anthony Engle on October 10 at 5:46pm

Routine police canine procedures were conducted at Jacksonville Middle School Wednesday. The Jacksonville Police Department, in connection with School District 117, ran a drug search through the middle school as Read More

Jacksonville publisher/historian John Power passed away

By Anthony Engle on October 10 at 2:14pm

The Jacksonville community is mourning the loss of a very influential man. John Power, who served as publisher of the Jacksonville Journal Courier for almost 20 years, died yesterday. He Read More

Greene County double-murder suspect has prelim hearing

By Blake Schnitker on October 10 at 12:00pm

A Rockbridge man accused of stabbing his two uncles to death last month appeared in Greene County court this morning. Twenty-eight year old Adam Gowin, of Rockbridge, appeared in Greene Read More