All-inclusive/accessible toy opens at Community Park

By Blake Schnitker on September 21 at 7:09am


A brand new All-inclusive/Accessible” toy is now open at Community Park. Working in conjunction with the Jacksonville Elks Lodge 682, the City of Jacksonville was able to erect a new, Read More

Dakota Access Pipeline crews responsible for Scottville water main damage

By Ryne Turke on September 21 at 5:50am


A community just outside of Morgan County will be under a boil order for the rest of the week. According to the Scottville Rural Water Company Facebook page, Dakota Access Read More

UPDATE on Greenfield man involved in high speed chase with shotgun

By Ryne Turke on September 20 at 12:55pm


The identity of the Greene County man involved in a high speed chase earlier this month is being released. Greene County State’s Attorney Caleb Briscoe confirms a slew of charges Read More

Harvest continues in West Central Illinois with high temperatures

By Blake Schnitker on September 20 at 12:26pm


Tractors and combines are hitting the fields as West Central Illinois moves forward with seasonal harvest. In the local district, 97-percent of corn acres are dented, 74-percent have reached the Read More

Illinois schools banning zero-tolerance policies

By Ryne Turke on September 19 at 1:38pm


District 117’s superintendent says the state’s recent action of banning zero-tolerance rules won’t have an impact on schools in Jacksonville. The law that took effect last week is designed to Read More

Jacksonville Generals unveil logo, still searching for coach

By Ryne Turke on September 19 at 12:35pm


The Jacksonville Generals have unveiled their team logo and colors for the 2017 season. Back in July, the Midwest Professional Basketball Association announced an expansion team would be placed in Read More

Morgan County approves South Jax TIF request

By Ryne Turke on September 19 at 9:44am


Morgan County joined a list of intergovernmental bodies on board with South Jacksonville’s Tax Increment Financing District. Commissioners approved the village’s 12-year extension request this morning at the Morgan County Read More

Illinois College and MacMurray see big boost in student enrollment

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 9:27am


A pair of Jacksonville colleges have released enrollment numbers after ten days of classes. Anyone familiar with the student body of Illinois College will notice a plethora of new faces Read More

South Jax to vote on trustee pay raise

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 9:26am


A raise could be in the works for South Jacksonville trustees. Trustees have been tossing around the possibility of bumping their monthly pay for the better part of 2016, but Read More

Classic cars hit the streets for Jacksonville Cruise Nite

By Blake Schnitker on September 17 at 8:51am


Hundreds of classic cars will flood Morton Avenue tonight as part of the 32nd annual Jacksonville Cruise Nite. Joel Buchanon and Don Meyer with the Jacksonville Cruise Nite Association were Read More