No serious injuries following drunk driving crash in Pike County

By Blake Schnitker on January 5 at 12:44pm

No one is seriously injured after a drunk driving accident in Pike County Wednesday night. According to Illinois State Police reports, the crash occurred on Illinois Route 107 approximately a Read More

South Jacksonville Trustees discuss the hiring of an employee with familial ties to the Village Mayor

By Jack Jones on January 5 at 6:54am

Personnel issues and questions about possible nepotism were the focus of discussions at last night’s South Jacksonville Board meeting, despite no action being taken. The night began with reports from Read More

OSS renovations & upgrades complete, ceremonies coming later this month

By Blake Schnitker on January 4 at 11:27am

There are several newly renovated schools in Jacksonville coming to completion this month, including various projects at Our Saviour’s Grade School. Our Saviour’s School, or OSS, have been working on Read More

District 117 schools, Routt & OSS starting two hours late, list of school closings in the area

By Blake Schnitker on January 4 at 6:46am

Below zero temperatures and a wind chill advisory has caused some area schools to close their doors today, and most Jacksonville schools to open their doors a couple hours late. Read More

A-C Central School District & ACCEA finalize contract negotiations, avoid strike

By Blake Schnitker on January 3 at 12:41pm

A local school district has officially avoided a teacher strike as the board finalized contract negotiations with a community education association. After several months of talks, A-C Central School District Read More

Levitt AMP Concert Series will not be returning to Jacksonville this summer

By Jack Jones on January 3 at 6:49am

After being a finalist three years in a row, and a grant winner for the last two years, a local organization will not receive grant assistance for a local summer Read More

Carmody discusses weekend bust that saw police seize close to a half ton of marijuana

By Blake Schnitker on January 2 at 10:23am

Additional details are coming to light regarding the marijuana bust in South Jacksonville this weekend. As previously reported, local authorities arrested two men out of Houston on Sunday for alleged Read More

Nearly half ton of marijuana seized at Love’s this weekend

By Blake Schnitker on January 2 at 7:12am

Local authorities confiscated a large amount of marijuana from an RV at Love’s Travel Stop in South Jacksonville this weekend. According to the Jacksonville Journal Courier, two Houston men are Read More

State’s Attorney Noll talks new Illinois laws taking effect in 2018

By Jack Jones on December 31 at 6:00am

As January 1 approaches, so do new laws in the State Of Illinois. With all of the votes, bills, and vetoes, it can sometimes be hard to keep track of Read More

Ken Bradbury production coming to Jacksonville this weekend

By Jack Jones on December 30 at 7:00am

A local playwright is bringing jokes to the stage and laughter to our hearts once again this year as a part of a recurring event on New Year’s Eve. Ken Read More