Jax man sentenced to six months in jail for meth crime

By Jim McCabe on March 3 at 5:04pm


A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 180 days in jail for methamphetamine-related crimes today. Thirty-year-old Cecil Parr of the 200 block of Hardin was sentenced in Morgan County court to Read More

Rauner meets with economic development leaders

By Jim McCabe on March 3 at 1:41pm

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Economic leaders from across the state, including officials from the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation, met with Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Rauner emphasized his commitment to improving the state of Read More

Gas prices expected to increase over the next month

By Ryne Turke on March 3 at 12:29pm


West Central Illinoisans can expect gas prices to continue to rise over the next few months. Today in Jacksonville, vehicle owners can purchase a gallon of gas for as low Read More

Delivery van catches fire in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on March 3 at 11:59am


A Heinl Florist delivery van caught fire this morning in Jacksonville. Jacksonville firefighters responded to the business, located in the 1000 block of West Walnut, at around 10:45 a.m. Firefighters Read More

Tornado warning test siren to take place at 10 a.m.

By Jim McCabe on March 3 at 9:01am


Despite all the snow and ice on the ground, don’t think you’re being deceived by your ears, as Jacksonville will hear a tornado siren this morning. It’s part of Severe Read More