Parks and Lakes Department could go without superintendent for several weeks

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 7:17am

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It’ll be at least two more weeks before an announcement is made regarding a replacement to Jacksonville’s outgoing Parks and Lakes Superintendent. Bruce Surratt announced his retirement in January after Read More

MABAS makes adjustments to reimbursement procedure

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 7:17am

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Jacksonville aldermen approved an amendment to the city’s involvement with a mutual aid network last week. Jacksonville has been a part of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, or MABAS, since Read More

Local farmer responds to claims that glyphosate could be cancerous

By Ryne Turke on March 30 at 2:43pm

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A Morgan County farmer is speaking out against claims from the World Health Organization that an ingredient in the Monsanto product Roundup has a possibility of deadly side-effects. The report, Read More

Local state rep. sponsors bill that speeds up notification of sex offender release

By Jim McCabe on March 30 at 2:42pm

Cass County’s state representative is sponsoring legislation which would clarify the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act. HB3896 provides the state will send notice, postmarked within one business day of a Read More

Morgan County updates GIS website

By Ryne Turke on March 30 at 2:41pm

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The Morgan County Geographic Information System has launched an updated version of its website. Morgan County GIS Coordinator Shawn Artis appeared on WLDS’ AM-Conversation this week. Artis says the flood Read More