Attorney General candidate Erika Harold makes appearance in Jacksonville

By Blake Schnitker on November 28 at 10:43am

Illinois Attorney General Republican hopeful Erika Harold made a stop in Jacksonville yesterday evening. Harold met and spoke with a number of local residents at an event organized by the Read More

Jacksonville suffers from widespread power outage last night

By Blake Schnitker on November 28 at 7:30am

Nearly the entire city of Jacksonville was without power for several hours last night. While no official word has come from Ameren Illinois regarding the power outage, local residents on Read More

State Office Filings

By Gary Scott on November 27 at 2:11pm

A primary race has emerged in the congressional district that includes Jacksonville. Today was the first day for candidates statewide to file for the March 20th primary. 18th district congressman Read More

Filing Period for 2018 Primaries in Morgan County starts today

By Blake Schnitker on November 27 at 1:07pm

The period for potential candidates to file in Morgan County for the 2018 primary elections begins today. According to Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener, the filing period for elections started Read More

Morgan County Democrats to host Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate

By Blake Schnitker on November 27 at 12:30pm

One of the seven Democratic candidates for Illinois Governor will make an appearance in Jacksonville this evening. While the Morgan County Republicans are hosting Illinois Attorney General candidate Erika Harold Read More

Two juveniles arrested for alleged residential burglary after weeks-long investigation

By Blake Schnitker on November 27 at 12:17pm

After several weeks of investigation, Jacksonville Police have arrested two juveniles for an alleged residential burglary. According to authorities, Jacksonville Police initially received a report on November 2nd regarding a Read More

Republican candidate for IL Attorney General Harold to speak in Jacksonville tonight

By Blake Schnitker on November 27 at 7:25am

Local residents can hear from one of the candidates running for Illinois Attorney General at an event this evening. With Lisa Madigan announcing earlier this year that she would not Read More

Illinois State Police announce “Trooper Every 20”

By Jack Jones on November 25 at 9:39am

We are in the midst of an extremely busy travel period across the nation, and the Illinois State Police is announcing an initiative aimed at keeping people safe. State troopers Read More

Santa arrives in Jacksonville

By Jack Jones on November 25 at 9:30am

Santa Claus has made his way from the North Pole to his house on the square in downtown Jacksonville. Santa will be at his house beginning this weekend, and he Read More

Jacksonville gears up for Small Business Saturday

By Blake Schnitker on November 24 at 12:11pm

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping going on, don’t forget about Small Business Saturday. A national event started by American Express several years ago, the city of Jacksonville is Read More