Local police arrest Macoupin County man for alleged aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Blake Schnitker on February 23 at 12:29pm

A Macoupin County man is behind bars following his arrest for alleged aggravated criminal sexual abuse yesterday. According to reports from the Jacksonville Police Department, local officers arrested 19-year old Read More

Jacksonville Superintendent expected a pension shift if Rauner’s budget goes through

By David Coy on February 23 at 9:24am

A local superintendent is reacting to Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent budget proposal. On Valentine’s Day, Governor Rauner introduced a spending plan that would shift the cost of teacher pensions from Read More

Winchester EMS President doesn’t think his team can handle the work load

By David Coy on February 22 at 10:33am

More area Emergency Medical Service providers are responding to Passavant shutting down its paramedic service. Last Tuesday, Passavant President and CEO Harry Schmidt announced that the hospital would discontinue its Read More

Jacksonville Public Library’s STEAM program hosting activities tomorrow

By Blake Schnitker on February 22 at 10:25am

Local youths can take part in a unique educational program tomorrow afternoon at the Jacksonville Public Library. Starting in December, the Jacksonville Public Library created an educational program from area Read More

South Elementary renovation plans are slowly coming together

By David Coy on February 22 at 9:19am

Plans to renovate one of Jacksonville’s elementary schools is slowly becoming a reality. The Jacksonville Board Of Education met last night to discuss various items. One of which was the Read More