Local public TV station could raise nearly half a million through challenge grant

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 1:01pm


Jacksonville’s public broadcasting television station is looking for help to cash in on a unique fundraising opportunity. Dr. Jerold Gruebel, the CEO of WSEC-TV, talked to Gary Scott on this Read More

North Greene to get $63k in grants

By Ryne Turke on May 28 at 1:00pm

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It appears North Greene School District will be receiving the $63,000 in grants they were originally promised. Since the beginning of the school year, the North Greene School Board has Read More

Nichols Pavilion rental rates going up

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 8:39am


Jacksonville aldermen approved rate increases for renting out the Nichols Parks Pavilion during Tuesday’s meeting. Community Development and Recreational and Facility Director Kelly Hall requested that the current $150 fee Read More

Carrollton police chief reportedly placed on leave

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 8:39am

Carrollton Police Chief Kenny Kallal  has reportedly been placed on administrative leave. The Greene Prairie Press reports Kallal was placed on leave by the Carrollton City Council after Tuesday night’s Read More

Shots fired in 1100 block of North Clay

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 8:37am


Jacksonville Police say the 2015 edition of the Berry-Jackson violent family feud has resumed. According to a press release, at around 11:00 last night, the police department received several reports Read More