Date set next Wednesday for motions to be made in Heitbrink case

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:04pm

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We’re inching closer to a trial for Robert Heitbrink, the Jacksonville man accused of a 2013 murder. Heitbrink and his attorneys appeared in court for a pre-trial conference this morning, Read More

Davidsmeyer refuses health benefits during budget battle

By Ryne Turke on September 2 at 1:02pm

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Jacksonville’s State Representative is among nearly one-fifth of the Illinois General Assembly refusing to accept health insurance benefits. Illinois taxpayers were responsible for spending $1.23 million last year on health Read More

Jacksonville a “redneck” city?

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:01pm

A website is positioning Jacksonville at Number 5 on the list of most “redneck” cities in Illinois. The website, roadsnacks.net, claims it used “scientific data” to compile the list, such Read More

2015 DREAMS drawing sells out in record time

By Ryne Turke on September 2 at 1:00pm

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The final ticket for the 2015 Routt/Our Saviour DREAMS drawing has been purchased. DREAMS Chairman Jeff Mossman confirmed with WLDS/WEAI News that the last ticket was sold at around noon Read More

Order of protection filed against Robert Heitbrink’s parents

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 8:33am

Another order of protection has been filed against a Jacksonville man accused of a 2013 murder. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier is reporting details of Shelley Heitbrink seeking a court order to Read More