Jacksonville man convicted of sexually assaulting teenager daughter

By Blake Schnitker on June 15 at 9:22am

A Jacksonville man was convicted yesterday in Morgan County Court of sexually assaulting his 13-year old daughter. Forty-two year old Glen Snyder was found guilty of committing criminal sexual assault Read More

Local House Representative Shares His View of Shooting near D.C.

By Jack Jones on June 14 at 6:05pm

There was a scary scene near our nation’s capital this morning when there was an active shooter at a baseball practice for a Republican team in Arlington, Virginia. A local Read More

Bradbury production to serve as fundraiser for Heritage Cultural Center

By Blake Schnitker on June 14 at 1:01pm

The Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Center is hosting a fundraiser for a future Jacksonville museum next month. This particular fundraiser is coming in the form of a theater production by Ken Read More

IC’s Dr. Zettler talks mosquitoes, other insects to look out for

By Blake Schnitker on June 14 at 7:27am

Area residents have surely noticed the rising temperatures over the past few weeks, and maybe even a rise in mosquitoes and other insects. Starting last week, the state of Illinois Read More

Lack of rain, high temperatures influencing local farming conditions

By Blake Schnitker on June 13 at 11:59am

High temperatures and minimal rainfall helped local farmers in early wheat harvest last week. The average temperature in the West Southwest District last week was just less than 72 degrees, Read More

Hayes discusses The Grove at Country Club Hills after aldermen approve first reading

By Blake Schnitker on June 13 at 7:54am

The Jacksonville City Council approved several ordinances to amend the Jacksonville Zoning Map at last night’s meeting. As reported earlier, Mike Hayes, owner of Hayes Properties, LLC, is developing a Read More

Winchester Old School Museum welcome state archeologists for event next month

By Blake Schnitker on June 12 at 12:22pm

Think you may have an interesting artifact sitting around the house? Next month you can see what it may actually be. The Old School Museum in Winchester is hosting an Read More

LaHood shares thoughts on Comey testimony, effects on D.C.

By Blake Schnitker on June 12 at 12:14pm

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony about meetings with President Trump and his subsequent firing has dominated national headlines over the past week. A Senate intel hearing last week saw Read More

Month-Long Road Closure at Hardin and Superior

By Blake Schnitker on June 12 at 9:45am

Local drivers should expect a road closure near the City’s Water Treatment Plant over the next month. The City of Jacksonville is announcing that, starting Monday at 7 a.m., the Read More

Local Professor Is Creating Research Opportunities Abroad

By Blake Schnitker on June 10 at 10:13am

A local college professor is doing exciting research in different parts of the world. Dr. Larry Zettler, a professor of Biology at Illinois College has taken students on many research Read More