West Central Mass Transit announces service reductions

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 7:25am


Budget uncertainty is forcing service cuts for a local public transit operation. Jean Jumper, the executive director of West Central Mass Transit, which covers an area that includes Morgan and Read More

JPD arrest man accused of weekend stabbing

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 7:24am

Nineteen-year-old Thomas Burton of the 4-hundred block of North Church was arrested for aggravated battery Saturday night after police responded at around 7:15 to a disturbance at 141 East Independence. Read More

No one inside truck pulled out of Lake Jacksonville yesterday

By Jim McCabe on August 3 at 7:23am

Jacksonville Police responded to the lake at around 11:45 a.m. to check a report of a vehicle that was stuck inside. Officers found an unoccupied pickup truck that was determined Read More

Jacksonville boy fighting against brain tumor

By Tiffani Homer on August 2 at 7:47am


With medical expenses piling up, donations are being sought for a two year old boy from Jacksonville as he battles a grade III tumor. Devin Fick was diagnosed last September Read More

Jacksonville Main Street earns five awards

By Ryne Turke on August 1 at 9:09am

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Jacksonville earned five awards last month at the first joint state conference for Illinois Main Street, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and Landmarks Illinois. The two-day event , held in Carbondale, Read More