Little receives 20 year sentence for 2014 aggravated DIU

By Ryne Turke on August 26 at 6:18am


A Springfield woman, who pleaded guilty in May to driving under the influence in a 2014 car crash that killed a Jacksonville man and Pleasant Plains woman, has been sentenced. Read More

Big plans in place for Jacksonville fine arts in 2017

By Ryne Turke on August 26 at 5:28am


Yesterday’s press conference makes a good argument that Jacksonville is the hub of fine arts in West Central Illinois. Future plans for almost a dozen Jacksonville organizations were highlighted during Read More

Lincoln Land offering non-credit classes this fall

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 12:41pm

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Non-credit classes are being offered this fall at Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville. Classes are open to adults and youth looking for personal enrichment opportunities. Basic Photography will be Read More

Roodhouse man pleaded “guilty” to assaulting an officer in 2015

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 12:34pm

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A Roodhouse man, arrested last year for allegedly assaulting a police officer with a weapon, is no longer behind bars. Thirty-five-year-old David Lawson Jr. pleaded guilty to the 2015 charge Read More

Exeter residents behind bars again for meth related offenses

By Ryne Turke on August 25 at 7:07am


For the second time this year, a pair of individuals from Exeter are behind bars for methamphetamine related offenses. Back in April, Scott County Deputies arrested 35-year-old Dereka Eyrse and Read More