Lincoln Land offering non-credit classes this fall

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 12:41pm

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Non-credit classes are being offered this fall at Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville. Classes are open to adults and youth looking for personal enrichment opportunities. Basic Photography will be Read More

Roodhouse man pleaded “guilty” to assaulting an officer in 2015

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 12:34pm

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A Roodhouse man, arrested last year for allegedly assaulting a police officer with a weapon, is no longer behind bars. Thirty-five-year-old David Lawson Jr. pleaded guilty to the 2015 charge Read More

Exeter residents behind bars again for meth related offenses

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 7:07am

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For the second time this year, a pair of individuals from Exeter are behind bars for methamphetamine related offenses. Back in April, Scott County Deputies arrested 35-year-old Dereka Eyrse and Read More

Jacksonville Main Street ends Downtown Celebration

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 7:06am

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Jacksonville’s Downtown Celebration has come to an end. Main Street Executive Director Judy Tighe confirmed on Wednesday that the annual summer event, which originated in 2012, will be replaced with Read More

What should be done about solicitation at Main and College?

By Ryne Turke on August 24 at 1:08pm

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Jacksonville aldermen continue to toss around ideas on what to do with the ongoing solicitation at a specific high traffic intersection in the city. Service clubs and Jacksonville groups are Read More