Ezard, McCann, Davidsmeyer take Ice Bucket Challenge

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 9:45pm


  On a hot Friday afternoon at the Jacksonville Municipal Building, three West Central Illinois politicians endured cold temperatures- for a few seconds- for a good cause. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Read More

Farm Safety Awareness Day takes place tomorrow

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 1:02pm


Farm Safety Awareness Day is coming to the Morgan County Fairgrounds tomorrow to give West Central Illinoisans some tips and information on farm safety on and off the road. Steve Read More

North Greene schools have new app

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 1:02pm


One Greene County school district is making it a little easier to communicate with parents and their students with a new app unveiled this week. North Greene Superintendent Les Stevens Read More

Peanut butter and automobile sandwiches?

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 1:01pm

It’s not often you see the words “peanut butter” in the police blotter, but last night was an exception in Jacksonville. Jacksonville Police reports indicate someone reported smeared peanut butter Read More

Unemployment rates drop in every West Central Illinois county for second straight month

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 7:30am


That’s according to the latest numbers released from the Illinois Department of Employment Services. Ron Payne with IDES says that the unemployment rates are much lower than last year at Read More