South Jacksonville Police report successful 2014

By Ryne Turke on February 27 at 7:20am

South Jacksonville squad car

South Jacksonville’s Police Chief says 2014 was a successful year for the South Jacksonville Police Department, and the statistics back that up. According to department’s annual crime report, the number Read More

Rep. Davis picked to co-host ceremony honoring Lincoln

By Ryne Turke on February 27 at 7:19am


Representative Rodney Davis has been selected to co-host a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln. The event, in conjunction with the Illinois State Society Read More

Harvest records set across four-county area

By Ryne Turke on February 26 at 12:29pm

corn in hand

Morgan, Cass, Greene and Scott County farmers set record high corn yields in 2014. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusener highlights why the year was so good, according to numbers from Read More

Nursing homes go through tougher federal ratings

By Jim McCabe on February 26 at 12:27pm

The latest federal ratings show Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab to be the best in town. A list of Jacksonville nursing homes on gives that facility a five-star overall Read More

Davidsmeyer wants part of U.S. 67 named after former Morgan County commissioner

By Jim McCabe on February 26 at 7:28am


Another chunk of local highway could soon be named after someone of importance. State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is sponsoring legislation during the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly that Read More