Crop conditions unchanged as local district sees less rainfall than most of the state

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 1:08pm


While most of the state received above average rainfall last week, precipitation in West Central Illinois remained closer to normal. The local district received 1.53 inches, a full inch above Read More

New medical, dental clinic in Jacksonville assisting low income families

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 1:07pm


A new medical and dental clinic in Jacksonville is offering services to low income families. Central Counties Health Center, based out of Springfield, opened its first outpatient clinic site at Read More

Jacksonville shooting suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 7:04am


A Springfield man is behind bars for his alleged involvement in the Jacksonville shooting over the weekend. Jacksonville Police Detectives, with assistance from Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll, obtained Read More

Jacksonville Mayor feels West Douglas brick renovation unlikely

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 6:58am


Jacksonville aldermen have three choices on what to do with the only brick street in the city. West Douglas Avenue, originally constructed in 1906, has retained its existing condition for Read More

JPD investigating overnight shooting

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 1:14pm

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A shooting in Jacksonville remains under investigation by local law enforcement. Reports from the Jacksonville Police Department claim the incident occurred in the 300 block of South Church. A caller Read More