Suspect connected to death of Rushville man waives right to preliminary hearing

By Blake Schnitker on June 12 at 10:05am

The 18-year old suspect believed to be connected to the death of a Rushville man discovered in Meredosia in May waived his right to a preliminary hearing this morning. Appearing Read More

MacMurray exceeds fundraising goals for 2017-18 school year

By Blake Schnitker on June 12 at 6:46am

MacMurray College nearly doubled its fundraising goals for the 2017-2018 school year. According to a press release from the school, MacMurray College finished the 2017-18 school year in record fashion, Read More

Demolition projects, water main replacement on agenda for Jacksonville aldermen

By Blake Schnitker on June 11 at 7:14am

Several demolition projects, as well as an engineering agreement for a water main replacement project highlight discussions at tonight’s Jacksonville city council meeting. Tonight’s action will start at around 6 Read More

22nd Annual Heart of Jacksonville Plaza Auto Show and Third Annual Spring Cruise night

By Anthony Engle on June 9 at 12:38pm

Car lovers will be gathering in the downtown square today and at Hardee’s on Morton this afternoon and evening for a couple of vehicle appreciation events. The twenty-second annual Heart Read More

McMurphy Honored by Kiwanis

By Gary Scott on June 8 at 10:38am

The Jacksonville Kiwanis Club honored one of its own yesterday at its weekly meeting at Hamilton’s. The A Wadsworth Applebee Community Service Award is given each year since 2004 to Read More

Godfrey Park renovations and Fiscal Year 2019 budget highlight June South Jacksonville Board of Trustees meeting

By Anthony Engle on June 8 at 5:55am

South Jacksonville Trustees will wait until early next week to approve the Village’s budget for the fiscal year 2019. Last night at the monthly South Jacksonville Board of Trustees meeting, Read More

School District 117 granted additional annual early education funding by the state

By Anthony Engle on June 7 at 10:03pm

Two important changes in the map of School District 117 are happening this summer. The district has purchased the old Jacksonville Savings Bank building and is currently in the process Read More

UPDATE: driver involved in Monday’s fatal crash on Rt. 104 upgraded from serious to fair condition

By Anthony Engle on June 7 at 12:34pm

The medical condition of a Franklin resident involved in the triple-fatal accident on Illinois Route 104 Monday is being upgraded. Nineteen-year old Tiffany Peper is currently still under the care Read More

Routinely unplugging and rebooting internet router as a “reset” improves network security, according to FBI

By Anthony Engle on June 7 at 10:59am

It’s been nearly two weeks since the FBI, in conjunction with other federal and security agencies, released a public service announcement regarding computer and internet technology safety. According to FBI Read More

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget, TIF reimbursement to be discussed at South Jax meeting

By Anthony Engle on June 7 at 9:17am

Approving the fiscal year 2019 budget and the Village’s TIF reimbursement highlight discussions at tonight’s South Jacksonville meeting. On the agenda for tonight’s meeting, the South Jacksonville Board of Trustees Read More