Man being booked at jail goes to hospital after resisting JPD arrest

By Jim McCabe on July 26 at 7:21am


A Mount Sterling man was hospitalized after being arrested by a Jacksonville police officer last night. Twenty-six-year-old Blake Stewart had been picked up at around 7 p.m. in the 10000 Read More

Study shows Illinois has been losing students to out of state colleges

By Ryne Turke on July 26 at 7:17am


Illinois has been losing some of its best students to colleges in other states and once they leave, they aren’t likely to return. That’s according to a study from the Read More

River Country Quilt Show begins today at JHS

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 12:47pm

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The 11th annual River Country Quilt Show kicked off at Jacksonville High School this morning, drawing interests from quilt enthusiasts all across West Central Illinois. Each year River Country Committee Read More

Man arrested in 2013 home invasion case sentenced

By Jim McCabe on July 25 at 7:03am


A Franklin man avoided a prison sentence yesterday after being arrested for aggravated battery and residential burglary charges late last year. Thirty-seven-year-old Adrian Brogdon was sentenced in Morgan County Court Read More

Robbie McEvers Tournament wraps up today

By Ryne Turke on July 25 at 7:02am


Young golfers of West Central Illinois teed off to today for the final day of the Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament. This is the 35th year of the tournament and Read More