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

Prison time for man found guilty of deadly crash

By Jim McCabe on September 3 at 12:41pm

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A Carrollton man will serve a five-year prison sentence in connection to a deadly accident in 2013. The sentence was handed down to 38-year-old Garry Hillis on Monday in Greene Read More

MacMurray spending September promoting deaf awareness

By Jim McCabe on September 3 at 12:39pm


The MacMurray College American Sign Language Club is promoting National Deaf Awareness Month this month with weekly events that are open to the public. Events include weekly sign language classes, Read More

Prairieland United Way opens 2015 campaign

By Ryne Turke on September 3 at 10:18am


Prairieland United Way supporters met at the Nichols Park Pavilion this morning for the Corporate Campaign Kickoff. The 2015 United Way Campaign Theme is “LIVE UNITED- Building Stronger Communities.” Representative Read More

New hog facility opens up near Meredosia

By Jim McCabe on September 3 at 7:24am


They’re squealing with delight about a new hog farm that’s opening in northwestern Morgan County. An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the Six family hog farm south Read More