Farming accident leads to death outside White Hall

By Ryne Turke on July 30 at 3:18pm


A farming accident just outside of White Hall has left one man dead. 80 year old Mark Steckel passed away after a tractor he was on ran him over outside Read More

Jax Kiwanis selling brats to fund new Community Park big toy

By Ryne Turke on July 30 at 1:06pm


Where you eat your lunch or dinner today could go a long ways in aiding a park in Jacksonville. Members of the Jacksonville Kiwanis Club will be cooking and selling Read More

Tips and regulations for burning in West Central Illinois

By Ryne Turke on July 30 at 1:06pm

burn barrel

The spring and fall time sees an increase in the burning of yard materials, but that shouldn’t cause as much of a concern because natural products are safe to burn. Read More

Local girl wins Rutherford photo contest

By Jim McCabe on July 30 at 1:05pm


An Alexander girl has won a statewide contest put on by the Illinois treasurer. Ella Prince won first place in the Ages 8-10 category in Dan Rutherford’s second annual Cream Read More

Illinois’ Senators Durbin and Kirk disagree on Gaza Crisis

By Richard Holton on July 30 at 7:15am

gaza and israel

Illinois’ two senators show no signs of agreeing on how the U.S. should handle the Gaza crisis. With the situation in the Gaza Strip showing no signs of slowing, and Read More