January weather recap

By Jim McCabe on February 4 at 1:15pm

January was an average month weather-wise in Jacksonville. The WLDS-WEAI recording station received three-quarters of an inch of precipitation from 6.2 inches of snow. Our two big snow events were Read More

South Jax officials to deliver annual report

By Ryne Turke on February 4 at 8:56am

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South Jacksonville trustees will gather at Village Hall at 6 p.m. tonight for a planning and public facilities meeting. Trustees will discuss the TIF update and review details on the Read More

McCann gets backing of police groups

By Jim McCabe on February 4 at 8:54am


Jacksonville State Senator Sam McCann picked up a big endorsement in his fight to keep his seat in next month’s primaries. A press conference in the city yesterday held by Read More

Dominican nun from Our Saviour dies

By Jim McCabe on February 4 at 8:27am


Parishioners at Our Saviour Catholic Church in Jacksonville are mourning the loss of a Dominican nun this week. Sister M. Cecilianne Duello died on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Convent in Read More

Media company Casscomm warning customers about new scam

By Jim McCabe on February 4 at 8:24am


According to Casscomm’s website, some customers have said they’ve gotten a pop-up ad that says they’ve won something from the company. Casscomm stresses they don’t communicate with customers via pop-up Read More

Cass County housing unit takes step forward

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 1:22pm


Progress is being made on an affordable housing project in Cass County. A seven-acre piece of land was approved just west of the southwest corner of Virginia at a recent Read More

Driver in accident near Prentice cited for DUI

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 1:22pm

We have a follow-up to a story we first told you about yesterday morning. An Ashland driver who reportedly suffered serious head injuries after an overnight accident on Tuesday morning Read More

Update: Early voting to happen as scheduled

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 1:22pm


Objections to the candidacy of several presidential candidates leveled with the Illinois State Board of Elections have been settled. That’s according to Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener, who tells us Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer goes to Iowa in support of Marco Rubio

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 7:19am


Jacksonville State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer spent time in Iowa this week stumping for a presidential candidate. Davidsmeyer was in Des Moines on Monday in support of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, Read More

Jax man arrested for alleged involvement in second meth lab since Dec.

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 5:58am

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A Jacksonville man already in trouble for allegedly being involved in a meth lab has been arrested again for the same offense less than two months later. Jacksonville Police arrested Read More