Roodhouse man appears in court for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Ryne Turke on June 29 at 12:29pm


A Roodhouse man made his first appearance in court Tuesday on charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Greene County State’s Attorney Caleb Briscoe informed the court that 68-year-old Lyle Steininger, Read More

Illinois Policy Institute presentation made in Jax

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 11:30am


A presentation in Jacksonville by a fiscally conservative Illinois group advocated for a shift in state employee pensions Tuesday night. Two representatives of the Illinois Policy Institute spoke for an Read More

Day 2 of the Jacksonville water emergency

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 11:26am


This morning, emergency services officials said progress was made last night at the city water treatment plant, and levels are being gained after a major water main break depleted much Read More

Phone equipment testing at JACIL today

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 7:01am


If you’re hard of hearing and want to test out a new piece of equipment designed to make phone calls a little easier, you’re in luck. The Illinois Telecommunications Access Read More

Boil order expected to last until noon Thursday

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 6:50am

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel on Jacksonville’s current water boil and conservation orders. The orders were put in place yesterday morning after a major water main Read More