Jacksonville alderwoman pegs Nichols Park Bandstand repair costs at $100K

By Jack Jones on December 2 at 9:35am

A structure with both historical and sentimental value to Jacksonville has been in need of repair for a long time now, and the estimated price tag to get that done Read More

Authorities ID driver killed in I-72 accident near Veterans Parkway

By Jack Jones on December 2 at 9:21am

Illinois State Police have identified the tow truck driver killed in a traffic accident Friday morning on Interstate 72 in Springfield. Authorities say 56-year old Robert Chaney of Springfield was Read More

One dead following crash on I-72 near Veterans Parkway

By Blake Schnitker on December 1 at 1:18pm

A tow truck driver was killed this afternoon after being struck by another vehicle on Interstate 72 in Sangamon County. The identity of the deceased tow truck driver is being Read More

Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener reminds local residents of key dates as filing period winds down

By Blake Schnitker on December 1 at 12:58pm

There are just a handful of days left for potential Morgan County candidates to file for the 2018 general primary election. Monday marked the beginning of the filing period in Read More

Alderwoman Patterson talks reinstating golf oversight committee

By Blake Schnitker on December 1 at 7:24am

Being that it is the first day of December, golfing, especially in Illinois, is often out of season and rarely talked about this time of year. At this week’s Jacksonville Read More

Morgan County Sheriff candidate Carmody discusses experience, goals for campaign

By Blake Schnitker on November 30 at 12:36pm

Arguably the most contested and anticipated local race come March will be between a pair of Republicans running for Morgan County Sheriff. Mike Carmody, currently the Chief Deputy for Morgan Read More

Latest court dates set for suspects in last week’s heroin bust

By Blake Schnitker on November 29 at 1:06pm

A little more than a week ago, six area residents were arrested during police bust of what was alleged to be a heroin distribution operation. Last Tuesday, Jacksonville Police, with Read More

Democrat from Dupo, IL files for run for Illinois Governor

By Blake Schnitker on November 29 at 1:03pm

A fifth candidate has filed the necessary signatures and now enters the highly-anticipated race for Illinois Governor. Democrat Terry Getz, of Dupo, Illinois, filed his paperwork at the state capitol Read More

Support Brace failure the cause of Monday night’s citywide power outage

By Blake Schnitker on November 29 at 6:26am

More answers have come to light regarding the lack of light and power Jacksonville suffered from late Monday night. Preliminary reports from WLDS/WEAI indicated that, through various social media sites, Read More

Morgan County Democrats host gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker

By Blake Schnitker on November 28 at 12:33pm

Last night, local Democrats met in the fireside room at Hamilton’s at 110 North East in Jacksonville.       Many supporters of the Democratic party, and those interested in hearing more about Read More