Vehicle catches fire on Woodson-Franklin blacktop

By Ryne Turke on September 4 at 4:54pm


A vehicle caught fire on the Woodson-Franklin blacktop Friday afternoon. Woodson Assistant Fire Chief Gary Marlow says the Woodson Fire Department responded to a vehicle fully engulfed on the blacktop, Read More

Wells Center closing detox program

By Jim McCabe on September 4 at 1:56pm


The Wells Center in Jacksonville is closing its detoxification program, effective at the beginning of next month. Executive Director Bruce Carter says the services will be discontinued due to the Read More

Latest Waverly house fire considered suspicious

By Jim McCabe on September 4 at 12:37pm

A fire did major damage to a Waverly house this morning, and the fire chief says it’s suspicious. It happened at 503 Miller Street in Waverly at a house owned Read More

Prairieland Chautauqua kicks off on Friday

By Ryne Turke on September 4 at 12:30pm


The Prairieland Chautauqua All American Showcase is returning to Jacksonville this weekend. The 17th annual event will take place at First Christian Church on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, running from Read More

South Jax trustees pushing for second investigation by ISP

By Ryne Turke on September 3 at 9:24pm

South Jacksonville trustees have taken action to re-open a second investigation by the Illinois State Police, looking into alleged wrongdoing at Village Hall. The majority of Thursday’s South Jacksonville meeting Read More