Final round of Grain Belt meetings set for today

By Jim McCabe on March 5 at 7:21am


Officials with a group opposing a high-voltage power line are encouraging others who don’t want to see the project happen to attend meetings this week and next. The Grain Belt Read More

Tattoo parlor, gazebo plans and sewer contract updates highlight South Jacksonville meeting

By Ryne Turke on March 5 at 7:11am

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South Jacksonville board of trustee members appear to have a busy night ahead of them with eight action items on tonight’s agenda. A tattoo parlor has expressed interest in establishing Read More

Jacksonville man receives four years in IDOC for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Ryne Turke on March 4 at 1:02pm


A Jacksonville man was sentenced to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to an aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge. 34-year old Kevin Williams entered his Read More

Ameren warns customers of potential scam artists

By Ryne Turke on March 4 at 1:01pm


Ameren Illinois is warning customers to be aware of scam artists who are using Ameren’s name illegally. Last year an estimated 1,400 Ameren customers were affected by phone scams totaling Read More

Illinois College will be well-represented at Clinton event this weekend

By Jim McCabe on March 4 at 1:00pm


Illinois College will send eight students to Florida as part of a global initiative spearheaded by Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton. Three of the students will have a project featured Read More