Schock, Davis talk about latest ISIS developments

By Jim McCabe on September 26 at 1:30pm


West Central Illinois’ Congressmen weighed in this week on airstrikes ordered by the President targeting the extremist group ISIS. Our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 spoke to Congressmen Read More

Greene County woman wins big on “Wheel of Fortune”

By Jim McCabe on September 26 at 1:29pm


A Carrollton woman made an appearance on the classic game show “Wheel Of Fortune” this week. Susie Keller had auditioned last summer in St. Louis and was one of the Read More

Volunteer day tomorrow at American Legion building

By Jim McCabe on September 26 at 1:27pm


Volunteers are getting ready to begin the restoration process at the American Legion building in Jacksonville. Steve Naber is one of the organizers of the cleanup. He says the goal Read More

Meredosia-Chambersburg students graduate NCCER program

By Ryne Turke on September 26 at 1:22pm


A special presentation was held yesterday at Meredosia-Chambersburg High School to recognize the first seven students to complete a new vocational training program. The National Center for Construction Education and Read More

Officials answer landowner questions at pipeline project open house

By Jim McCabe on September 26 at 8:17am


Landowners in Morgan, Scott, Pike and Brown Counties affected by a potential new oil pipeline got a chance to find out more about the project at an open house Thursday Read More

Citzens group campaigns for one-cent sales tax

By Ryne Turke on September 26 at 8:06am


Mary Fergurson is the leader of the Morgan County School Facility Tax Support committee, which boasts the campaign slogan, “A Cent Makes Sense”. Fergurson says that although the campaign is Read More

JPD accepting expired and unwanted meds on Saturday

By Ryne Turke on September 26 at 8:03am


The Jacksonville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will be teaming up to sponsor another National Take Back Initiative. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the public will have Read More

Fatal combine accident in Riggston

By Jim McCabe on September 25 at 8:05pm


A New Berlin man was killed in an apparent combine accident in Scott County this afternoon. Scott County Chief Deputy Coroner Justin Daws says 40-year-old Douglas Ray was working on Read More

Absentee voting for this fall’s general election gets underway today

By Jim McCabe on September 25 at 12:59pm


Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says it’s one of three options you have this fall if you can’t vote on November 4th, Election Day, at your local precinct’s polling station. Read More

Hostage training takes place at JDC

By Jim McCabe on September 25 at 12:59pm

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Illinois Department of Corrections hostage negotiation training continues today on the campus of the Jacksonville Developmental Center. The training began yesterday and resumed today at 9:00, lasting until 2 p.m. Read More