Gill pleads “not guilty” to murder charges

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 3:37pm


Robert Gill, the Jacksonville man behind bars for the alleged murder of Andy Maul, pled “not guilty” to the charges in Morgan County Court this afternoon. A crowded courtroom, mostly Read More

Crop report shows local corn harvest at 71 percent

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 12:00pm

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More dry weather allowed Illinois farmers to continue fall tillage, fertilizer application and harvesting this week. Districts to the south of Illinois received the majority of the precipitation. The West Read More

Waverly High promote teen suicide prevention awareness

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 11:57am


A total of 131 backpacks were placed in front of Waverly High School on Monday to raise awareness for teen suicide prevention. Statistics show that every eleven minutes a teenager Read More

New Berlin coach gets probation for drunk driving incident

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 6:26am


New Berlin’s High School football coach has received 18 months of probation after admitting to driving drunk. Champaign County Court records show that Barry Creviston pled guilty to the charge Read More

Flu Clinic returning to Morgan County Thursday

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 6:03am


The annual Morgan County Health Department Flu Clinic is right around the corner. The two-day service will take place at the Jacksonville High School Bowl on Thursday from 1-6 p.m. Read More