District 117 taking safety precautions with today’s solar eclipse

By Blake Schnitker on August 21 at 7:12am

A once-in-a-lifetime celestial event is taking place today, as parts of west central Illinois will experience the first total eclipse of the sun in nearly forty years.. And while many Read More

IC hosting event for anticipated solar eclipse

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 12:06pm

You can experience something truly incredible on Monday as parts of west central Illinois will experience the first total eclipse of the sun since 1979. The American Astronomical Society says Read More

City moving forward with Lake Jacksonville renovations

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 11:51am

With the end of summer drawing near, the City of Jacksonville will be renovating parts of Lake Jacksonville during the off-season. During last Monday night’s workshop session prior to the Read More

Two hurt when ATV collides with vehicle

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 10:27am

A collision between an ATV and a vehicle late Friday afternoon in Jacksonville sent a 15-year old and an 8-year old to the hospital. Jacksonville police say the 15-year old Read More

Local officers save a life using medicine to combat opioid overdoses

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 7:15am

Officers with the Jacksonville Police Department were able to save the life of a local man early yesterday morning. Local authorities received a call at approximately 5 a.m. yesterday from Read More