South Jax Plan Commission looks at new development near new hotel

By Blake Schnitker on August 11 at 7:16am

A new development project on Holliday Lane in South Jacksonville highlighted discussions at the Village’s Plan Commission meeting last night. Over the past several weeks, local residents may have noticed Read More

Applebee’s Flap Jack Fundraiser for JACIL set for Saturday

By Blake Schnitker on August 10 at 12:37pm

The second annual Flap Jack Fundraiser is taking place this weekend at Applebee’s in Jacksonville. This weekend’s event helps raise money for the People First Action Club, an organization co-sponsored Read More

Jacksonville Police arrest second suspect in alleged armed robbery

By Blake Schnitker on August 10 at 12:28pm

A second arrest has been made in relation to the alleged armed robbery Tuesday night, but local authorities are still investigating the incident. Jacksonville Police arrested 38-year old Richard Welch, Read More

Remodeling project to start next week at Passavant Hospital

By Blake Schnitker on August 10 at 7:13am

Local residents will notice some changes taking place to the exterior of Passavant Area Hospital in the coming weeks. The local hospital is getting a make-over this month to make Read More

OSS Principal talks renovation project, closures on State Street

By Blake Schnitker on August 9 at 12:25pm

A section of State Street near Our Saviour School will be closed briefly each day for several months. These brief road closures will take place between 2:30 and 3:15 p.m. Read More

Alleged armed robbery at local fast food restaurant, one suspect still at large

By Blake Schnitker on August 9 at 6:17am

One suspect remains at large and another is in custody after allegedly robbing a local fast food restaurant with guns late last night. According to reports from Jacksonville Police, shortly Read More

Jacksonville man receives max 15 years for sexually assaulting teenage daughter

By Blake Schnitker on August 8 at 12:22pm

A Jacksonville man will spend at least the next decade behind bars after his sentenced was handed down in Morgan County court today. Forty-two year old Glen Snyder was found Read More

Jenkins discusses success of Levitt AMP Concert Series

By Blake Schnitker on August 8 at 7:17am

The Levitt AMP Jacksonville Music Series has come to a close for this summer, but its success and fun are certainly something to be appreciated and to hopefully look forward Read More

State Rep. Tim Butler discusses struggle over school funding plan

By Blake Schnitker on August 7 at 12:21pm

Frustration from school leaders across Illinois is growing as the new school year approaches without a plan for education funding from the state. Lawmakers met for a special session in Read More

More vehicles burglarized overnight in the Jacksonville area

By Blake Schnitker on August 7 at 12:04pm

Another handful of vehicles were burglarized or broken into overnight in the Jacksonville area. According to reports from local police, authorities received eight different calls this morning regarding burglaries or Read More