Deputies bust active meth lab on E. Morton, seize 140 lbs. of pot on I-72

By Jim McCabe on August 4 at 11:59am


Morgan County Deputies arrested five people in a period of less than ten hours on two major drug cases. The first involved the confiscation of almost 140 pounds of marijuana. Read More

Village insists flooding concerns are private property issue

By Jim McCabe on August 4 at 7:23am


An hour-long discussion was held in South Jacksonville last night to re-visit the issue of flooding on private properties in the village. Last September’s Public Facilities Committee meeting saw several Read More

Morgan, Cass, Scott, Greene Counties included in federal requests

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 2:07pm


Governor Bruce Rauner has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist with damage assessments for 23 counties affected by summer severe weather. Morgan, Scott, Cass and Greene Counties are Read More

Jacksonville on list of best commuter cities in Illinois

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 12:51pm


A new study indicates Jacksonville is number 15 on the list of Illinois cities when it comes to the best commutes for drivers. According to the online website Obrella, the Read More

There’s already interest to replace outgoing Morgan County Circuit Clerk

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 12:51pm


Demaree Lindsey has announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination, according to a press release. Lindsey is a lifelong Morgan County resident and lives in rural Jacksonville with her husband Read More