Effort underway to save “deteriorated” Carrollton track

By Ryne Turke on September 10 at 8:47am


An effort is underway to update and repair the only all-weather track in Greene County. Gordon Rahe, who’s had four kids compete at the Carrollton High School track and volunteers Read More

9/11 ceremony set for Jacksonville Downtown Square on Sunday

By Ryne Turke on September 10 at 8:46am


Anyone wishing to pay respect to the men and women who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001 are invited to Jacksonville’s annual ceremony on Sunday. AMVETS Post 100 member Read More

Jacksonville’s first Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By Blake Schnitker on September 10 at 8:44am

Each year, millions of people around the country come together for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Today, in conjunction with the annual Be Aware Wellness Fair, Jacksonville is hosting its Read More

Goodwill outlet store opens in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on September 9 at 10:17am


After months of preparation, the Land of Lincoln Goodwill Outlet Store is up and operational in Jacksonville. A ribbon cutting, consisting of Goodwill employees, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce members and Read More

CNB Bank & Trust named top 25 Ag loan producer

By Ryne Turke on September 9 at 9:19am


CNB Bank & Trust is one of the top 25 agriculture loan producers in the nation. The Independent Community Bankers of America recently presented CNB Bank & Trust with that Read More

Kane man in custody after high speed DIU crash

By Ryne Turke on September 9 at 5:42am


For the second time this week, Greene County deputies were involved in a high speed chase. According to a press release, a Greene County deputy attempted to initiate a traffic Read More

Another gaming parlor could be coming to South Jacksonville

By Blake Schnitker on September 9 at 4:36am


Could South Jacksonville be adding another video gaming parlor? We’ll have to wait for next month’s Board meeting for that answer, even though the proposal was approved by the plan Read More

Jacksonville’s latest dog park nearing completion

By Ryne Turke on September 8 at 1:10pm


A little over a year ago, Jacksonville was the big winner in the Petsafe “Bark For Your Park” online voting competition, netting $100,000 towards a new dog park. “Bark For Read More

Cash stolen from Good Time Doc’s ATM during break-in

By Ryne Turke on September 8 at 1:08pm


A Downtown Jacksonville bar was vandalized this morning. The owner of Good Time Doc’s informed Jacksonville Police at around 9:30 a.m. that his business had been broken into. Lieutenant Sean Read More

Illinois sees record precipitation totals for August and July

By Blake Schnitker on September 8 at 6:03am

Rain Gauge

Illinoisans recently experienced one of the wettest summers in the history of the state. State Climatologist Jim Angel says that July and August in particular were two particularly soggy. “Illinois Read More