New Illinois 104 Morgan-Pike County border bridge in Meredosia open to traffic

By Anthony Engle on June 19 at 10:02pm

A major necessity on the border of Morgan and Pike Counties is now finished. The new Meredosia Highway 104 bridge opened for traffic service yesterday. Before it opened a large Read More

Soybeans emerging well, field conditions across Illinois worsened slightly for 24th week of the year

By Anthony Engle on June 19 at 2:32pm

Last week was a bit hard on producers, as field conditions worsened slightly almost across the board, and only about 65% of the working week was deemed suitable for fieldwork, Read More

Van Avery charged with Three counts of First Degree Murder, One Count of Attempted Murder

By Blake Schnitker on June 19 at 1:06pm

New charges are being alleged against a local man who was apprehended following the alleged murder in South Jacksonville last week. Twenty-four year old Glenn Van Avery, of the 13-hundred Read More

Man accused of attempted murder in South Jacksonville last week to make first court appearance today

By Blake Schnitker on June 19 at 7:23am

The man accused of attempted murder in the death of South Jacksonville woman last week is set to make his first appearance in Morgan County court today. Twenty-four year old Read More

Green Dies in Auto Racing Accident in Canada

By Gary Scott on June 18 at 2:29pm

The son of a former Jacksonville couple was killed last weekend in a car racing accident in Canada. Authorities have identified the deceased as 61-year-old Jeff Green. Green was president Read More