JHS hosts presentation for Dakota Access Pipeline donations to 4-H & FFA

By Jack Jones on November 3 at 7:24am

Over one hundred people gathered inside the Jacksonville High School auditorium yesterday afternoon for the presentation of two donations to the Illinois 4-H and Illinois FFA Foundation. These donations of Read More

Village Trustees take little action at last night’s meeting

By Jack Jones on November 3 at 7:05am

Very little action was taken at last night’s South Jacksonville Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting began with reports from the village clerk and treasurer. This was followed by a Read More

JACIL hosting Functional & Access Needs, or FAN fair tomorrow

By Blake Schnitker on November 2 at 12:21pm

Jacksonville and area residents can further their understand of various disabilities at tomorrow’s FAN fair. Tomorrow’s FAN, of Functional & Access Needs Fair, is the first such event put on Read More

Investigation underway after death of White Hall woman near train tracks

By Blake Schnitker on November 2 at 7:19am

Authorities are investigating the death of a Greene County woman who died after being hit by a train early Tuesday morning. According to Greene County Coroner Danny Powell, 23-year old Read More

Local Police joining Crisis Center to assist victims of domestic violence

By Blake Schnitker on November 1 at 12:33pm

The Jacksonville Police Department is teaming up with a local organization to help those impacted by domestic violence. The Crisis Center Foundation will now provide domestic violence victims with an Read More

Local Emergency Services Director talks $20K donation from Dakota Access Pipeline

By Blake Schnitker on November 1 at 6:18am

It was announced earlier this week that Morgan and Scott Counties were among twelve Illinois counties receiving a $20,000 donation from Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC. Specifically, the $20,000 donation will Read More

Longtime co-worker reflects on life of Tom Burrus

By Blake Schnitker on October 31 at 12:38pm

With the unexpected death of Burrus Seed President and CEO Tom Burrus over the weekend, a longtime friend and co-worker is sharing his thoughts on the legacy of a close Read More

Jax School Psychologist Fined for Notification Failure

By Gary Scott on October 31 at 9:38am

A Jacksonville district 117 school psychologist has been fined by the state for violating the state ethics act in employment at a non-state job. Larry Fairbanks has been ordered to Read More

President & CEO of Burrus Seed passes away at the age of 68

By Blake Schnitker on October 31 at 7:25am

The longtime President and CEO of one of west central Illinois’ most significant companies has passed away. In a press release, Burrus Seed confirmed the death of Thomas M. Burrus Read More

Morgan, Scott EMS groups to receive $20,000 from Dakota Pipeline

By Blake Schnitker on October 31 at 6:05am

Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC is announcing plans to donate $20,000 to each of Emergency Management Agencies in the twelve counties along the pipeline route in Illinois. Among those twelve are Read More