Several items on the agenda for Jacksonville City Council tonight

By Blake Schnitker on March 12 at 6:51am

A number of items, from Jacksonville Police Department property to a water main replacement project, make their way onto the agenda for tonight’s city council meeting. Jacksonville aldermen will meet Read More

IL 18th congressional district candidates Miller and Deters discuss their platform

By David Coy on March 10 at 12:00pm

The primary elections are less than two weeks away, and there are a number of important races taking place for the Jacksonville area. One such race is that for Illinois’ Read More

Kane Brown and Dustin Lynch to headline Morgan County Fair concert series

By David Coy on March 10 at 11:18am

One of the Jacksonville area’s most anticipated summer music events is announcing this year’s lineup of artists. The Morgan County Fair has been known to attract some of the biggest Read More

Burrus Seed to be highlighted by “American Farmer” on RFD-TV

By David Coy on March 9 at 12:30pm

A local seed company is getting ready for the small screen. Burrus Seed, a multi-generational family owned seed company based in Arenzville and Jacksonville, was asked to be on American Read More

Prairie Land Heritage Museum to hold auction to restore campground electricity

By David Coy on March 9 at 10:40am

It’s chilly now but the warm temperatures and the sunny days of summer is fast approaching, and having fun outdoors goes hand and hand with warmer weather. This Saturday, the Read More

Congressman LaHood offers thoughts on new steel and aluminum tariffs

By Blake Schnitker on March 9 at 7:56am

A Peoria-based Congressman is sharing his reaction to the President’s approval of new tariffs on steel and aluminum. Yesterday afternoon, President Trump signed off on the trade penalties that will Read More

“There’s always a need presented in front of you” – In His Service worker talks about her recent mission trip

By David Coy on March 8 at 12:01pm

Many from the Jacksonville area are returning home from different 3rd world countries all across the world. This Saturday evening at 4:30, the Chapin Lion’s Club is holding a pulled Read More

Two Houston men on trial for cannabis trafficking have cases continued

By Blake Schnitker on March 8 at 10:42am

The two Houston men arrested for cannabis trafficking made an appearance in Morgan County court yesterday. Back on December 31st, Morgan County deputies along with Illinois State Police arrested two Read More

Morgan County Fair announces musical entertainment

By Blake Schnitker on March 7 at 7:26am

The entertainment lineup for one of the area’s most anticipated summer events is being announced with a star-studded list of names. This year’s Morgan County Fair is set to take Read More

Kansas City Southern coming to Jerseyville, economic impact expected throughout region

By Blake Schnitker on March 6 at 10:22am

One of the country’s biggest railroad facilities is coming to the southern part of west central Illinois. On Friday, the Kansas City Southern Railroad announced that it would be moving Read More