South Jax village board will vote on a budget next Thursday

By Jim McCabe on May 25 at 7:04am

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The village’s finance committee spent over two hours going over the proposed budget during a Monday night meeting. Mayor pro-tem Steve Waltrip says he wants to budget for IT infrastructure Read More

JPD says tax-related scams are persisting

By Jim McCabe on May 25 at 7:00am

More phone scams are going around in Jacksonville, according to the city police department. Lieutenant Adam Mefford tells our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 that most have to Read More

Memorial Physician Services Jacksonville gets high mark

By Jim McCabe on May 24 at 2:10pm


Memorial Physician Services has been once again been recognized for achieving the highest level possible by national standards for its facility in Jacksonville. According to a press release, that stems Read More

Local farmers limited in fields again

By Ryne Turke on May 24 at 12:33pm


Another week of cool temperatures kept Illinois farmers out of the fields. The state averaged 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork, almost a day more than West Southwest District farmers. USDA Read More

Jacksonville City Council adds Aaron Scott to 4th Ward

By Jim McCabe on May 24 at 6:29am


Jacksonville’s City Council now features two aldermen with the last name of Scott. In addition to Bill Scott, Mayor Andy Ezard announced Aaron Scott will replace Ben Tomhave, who resigned Read More