It’s been a while since gas has been this cheap locally

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 1:04pm


Motorists in Jacksonville are partying like it’s 2009 with the current slide in gas prices. As of Wednesday morning, the low price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is Read More

Primary races few and far between locally right now

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 12:42pm


So far, it’s looking like there won’t be a ton of primary races to watch out for in local elections in March. In Morgan County, there will be a race Read More

IHSA considering multiple changes for football in 2016

By Ryne Turke on November 25 at 12:16pm


A proposal to the IHSA is aiming to make some changes to high school football in 2016. One item from the proposal would reduce the number of summer contact days Read More

For second time in nearly a year, Jax aldermen raise alarm about downtown solicitors

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 8:36am


Towards the end of Monday’s City Council meeting, alderwoman Lori Large Oldenettel asked for a refresher on the rules of signage requirement for groups that operate fundraisers, always at the Read More

IC students work to deliver thousands of food items as part of campus initiative

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 12:57pm


Illinois College students took time to deliver boxes of food collected in a campus food drive to the Jacksonville Food Bank on Monday. IC collected nearly 1,800 items and $120 Read More