Schock appears in court

By Jim McCabe on July 30 at 1:37pm


Former Jacksonville Congressman Aaron Schock won’t be held in civil contempt after an agreement was reached in federal court. Following a two-day hearing in Springfield, Schock’s lawyers agreed that the Read More

JHS welcomes new students for orientation

By Ryne Turke on July 30 at 1:36pm


Jacksonville High School is announcing the date for 9th grade orientation. Students are asked to check-in at the JHS lobby on August 11th before 8 a.m. According to a District Read More

Morgan Co. continues to mirror statewide trends when it comes to tourism numbers

By Jim McCabe on July 30 at 1:35pm

According to information released today from the Jacksonville Area Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, the county saw another bump in 2014, with travel expenditures topping nearly $46-million, which is up 2.3 Read More

Davidsmeyer points out pay raise flip-flop

By Jim McCabe on July 30 at 7:43am


Jacksonville State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer voted to reject an automatic pay raise for state legislators, but not without taking shots at Democrats. The raise would have gone into effect at Read More

Watershed project looks like it’s back on track

By Jim McCabe on July 30 at 7:42am


It appears funding for the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed clean-up project has been restored. Jacksonville aldermen passed a resolution authorizing a Financial Assistance Agreement for the 319 Watershed Grant, a Read More