Jax Police Chief says retirement is coming “in the near future”

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:41pm


Jacksonville’s Police Chief says its time for a “fresh set of eyes” to take over the role he’s held the last seven years. This morning, Tony Grootens confirmed his plans Read More

UPDATE on accident involving five young adults in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:38pm


A 19 year old Jacksonville man remains in critical condition from a single-vehicle crash on Sunday morning. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, five young adults were “seriously hurt” Read More

Road resurfacing starts today on Morton Avenue

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:06pm

Traffic is expected to pick up this week on Morton Avenue. According to a press release from the Illinois Department of Transportation, road resurfacing starts today and will continue through Read More

Golf cart, trustee pay increase ordinances fail in South Jax

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 7:14am


A pair of hotly debated items in South Jacksonville were up for vote Tuesday night, but neither passed. The topic of allowing golf carts and recreational off-highway vehicles on village Read More

IC honored for community service hours

By Ryne Turke on September 27 at 11:59am


Illinois College received national recognition on Friday for outstanding service in the community. According to the college, IC was listed on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Read More