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

Early Bird Dreams Drawing

By Gary Scott on August 6 at 12:52pm

Here are the Early Bird winners drawn after the 10:30 mass today. $1000 winners-Eric and Jess Lightfoot Sue Rice of South Jacksonville Everett Johnson of Franklin $2000 winner-Marty Rawe of Read More

Jacksonville Rotary Club celebrating centennial with gifts to fairgrounds

By Jack Jones on August 6 at 10:52am

Driving by the Morgan County Fairgrounds, it is clear to see the newly dedicated and reinvigorated sign there. But the sign is just the beginning of a bigger project by Read More

Pilot Club of Jacksonville happy to be able to provide Concerts in the Park series

By Jack Jones on August 6 at 10:38am

There isn’t much better than music in the open air with friends and family on a Sunday evening. That’s exactly what one local organization has been providing for years. Every Read More

Woodson-Franklin Road to close for repair August 9

By Jack Jones on August 6 at 8:50am

Upcoming work on a section of Woodson-Franklin Road will result in the closure of the highway for a couple of days. The Morgan County Highway Department says the road will Read More

Lincoln Land Community College offering free agriculture classes

By Jack Jones on August 5 at 12:50pm

Lincoln Land Community College is offering several agriculture-related courses free of charge this fall. David Bowman, the program developer for workforce development at LLCC, explains some of the courses being Read More