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

Report suggests TrumpCare’s negative impact on Illinois’ rural communities

By Blake Schnitker on June 9 at 8:35am

A new report shows that the American Health Care Act, also known as TrumpCare, could have significantly negative consequences for children in Illinois’ rural communities. The report from the Georgetown Read More

Search for new Police Chief, budgeting highlight South Jacksonville meeting

By Jack Jones on June 9 at 7:16am

The South Jacksonville Personnel and Finance Committee met last night to discuss several items. Among the items discussed was the issue of finding a new Chief of Police for the Read More

UPDATE: Juvenile arrested yesterday for alleged connection to Springfield gun violence

By Blake Schnitker on June 8 at 12:20pm

Additional information has been obtained regarding yesterday’s arrest of a male juvenile on an alleged gun-related offense. Local authorities are reporting that the 17-year old was arrested by Jacksonville Police Read More

Juvenile Arrested in Jacksonville for Alleged Connection to Springfield Gun Violence

By Blake Schnitker on June 8 at 6:14am

A 17-year old male juvenile was taken into custody by local authorities on a warrant for alleged gun-related offenses yesterday. According to a press release from the Jacksonville Police Department, Read More

State Rep. Proposes Possible Constitutional Convention

By Jack Jones on June 7 at 3:45pm

A local state representative has introduced a new bill that could possibly make for a constitutional convention in the near future. Tim Butler, who represents the 87th district in Illinois, Read More

Bill sponsored by Davidsmeyer would help hiring process at ISD, ISVI

By Blake Schnitker on June 7 at 12:12pm

The hiring process at two of Jacksonville’s most important schools may get easier thanks to a bill from a local State Representative. Near the end of the spring legislative session Read More