Trailer destroyed by fire in Virginia on Wednesday

By Jim McCabe on September 18 at 1:58pm


Virginia Fire Chief Donnie Reynolds says it happened at South Cass and Adams at around 3 p-m. The man living, at the home, Kenny Jenkins, was not home at the Read More

Girl facing attempted murder charge for leaving baby in dumpster denies charges

By Jim McCabe on September 18 at 1:25pm


The seventeen-year-old Jacksonville girl accused of leaving her newborn child in a garbage dumpster last month was back in court this morning. The girl was charged with attempted first degree Read More

Central Illinois Foodbank competing for $60,000 grant

By Ryne Turke on September 18 at 1:25pm

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The Central Illinois Foodbank is teaming up with Walmart and Feeding America through an online voting campaign to fight hunger. Central Illinois Foodbank Public Relations Manager Krista Lisser sat down Read More

MCS Community Services begins 2015 Energy Assistance Program

By Ryne Turke on September 18 at 1:24pm


Supported by Morgan, Cass and Scott Counties, applications for anyone above 60 years old or living with a disabled household member will be given priority this month. Beginning on October Read More

E-cigarettes banned from District 117 property

By Ryne Turke on September 18 at 7:48am


District 117 school board members unanimously agreed to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on school property at last night’s meeting. Taking effect immediately, students on campus using, possessing, distributing, Read More