Robert Gill trial date drawing close

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 9:52am


Sixty-one-year-old Robert Gill of Jacksonville, who remains in the Morgan County Jail on three charges of first-degree murder, made a brief 15 minute appearance in Morgan County Court on Friday. Read More

19th-century Jacksonville Theatre Guild Office set for auction

By Ryne Turke on July 22 at 2:11pm


A 19th-century building which has served as a home for numerous Jacksonville businesses and organizations will go to the highest bidder on Saturday. The Queen Anne Style building at 210 Read More

South Jax discussions take place on residency requirements, trustee pay

By Blake Schnitker on July 22 at 7:13am


Residency requirements and trustee compensation were among the topics discussed during three South Jacksonville meetings last night. South Jacksonville Mayor Steve Waltrip says he believes members of the Personnel and Read More

Date picked for next Schock grand jury

By Jim McCabe on July 21 at 12:02pm

The two-year term of a federal grand jury that heard evidence against former Jacksonville Congressman Aaron Schock has expired, but he isn’t off the hook just yet. According to our Read More

Deputy lawsuit settlement information shared

By Jim McCabe on July 21 at 10:57am

New documents are being shared with our radio station that shed more light on settlements reached in federal lawsuits filed against deputies in the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department. Three men, Read More

Davis comments on GMO Labeling Requirement Bill

By Ryne Turke on July 21 at 5:35am


A local congressman is commenting on the progress being made by a GMO Labeling Requirement bill. Rodney Davis, who also serves as chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotech, Read More

District 117 bringing in new teacher evaluation program

By Blake Schnitker on July 20 at 9:37pm


District 117 board members hope a new evaluation program will make life easier for administrators. After much discussion, TalentEd was selected over other options like Evaluwise, MyOasys, and Teachboost. Superintendent Read More

Jacksonville selected to host Midwest Professional Basketball franchise

By Ryne Turke on July 20 at 8:36pm


The Midwest Professional Basketball Association is expanding to Jacksonville. MPBA Associate Commissioner Craig Fata says the Jacksonville Generals are the first of multiple teams set to join the league in Read More

Jax Main Street brings informational signs to downtown area

By Blake Schnitker on July 20 at 4:18pm


Some new informational signs can be seen around Jacksonville’s downtown area thanks to the local Main Street organization. Jacksonville Main Street Executive Director Judy Tighe explains how the organization came Read More

McCann, Davidsmeyer comment on illegal campaign donation allegations

By Ryne Turke on July 20 at 12:55pm


A pair of elected officials are commenting on a recent report that claims they accepted illegal campaign donations. According to the Edgar County Watchdogs, State Senator Sam McCann and State Read More