Three arrested on meth charges, investigation ongoing

By Richard Holton on September 22 at 1:17pm


Morgan County Deputies arrested three Jacksonville residents last night on charges related to methamphetamine production. With help from the Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and the Drug Task Force, Read More

IC becomes 2nd NCAA College to equip football team with ‘Gyro’ helmet inserts

By Richard Holton on September 22 at 1:16pm


Illinois College became the second NCAA College to equip its football team with “Unequal Technologies Gyro” protective helmet inserts. As of September 19th, 96 IC football players have added the Read More

Commissioners vote on budget adjustments

By Jim McCabe on September 22 at 1:05pm


Morgan County Commissioners made several adjustments to the county budget this morning. Commissioners voted to change the way the budget is put together for Morgan-Cass-Scott Community Services. Instead of budgeting Read More

Aldermen to get updates on Comprehensive Plan tonight

By Jim McCabe on September 22 at 7:18am


The 2002 Jacksonville Comprehensive Plan is back on the agenda for city council tonight. A Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting will be held at 5:30 to discuss the plan. At the August 27th Read More

Water projects presenting added costs to city

By Jim McCabe on September 21 at 8:00am


Jacksonville officials are discovering that certain maintenance efforts for various aspects of the city’s water system are proving costly. Between $500,000 and $1 million will have to be spent on Read More