Brickey waives right to preliminary hearing, enters plea of not guilty

By Blake Schnitker on May 24 at 12:23pm

A former county employee facing multiple felony charges waived her right to a preliminary hearing and entered an initial plea of not guilty yesterday. Forty-one year old Stacy Brickey appeared Read More

Davidsmeyer pleased with renegotiation between prison nurses and IDOC

By Blake Schnitker on May 24 at 7:49am

A local State Representative is glad to see negotiations continuing between prison nurses and the Department of Corrections. Back in late March, as many as 124 nurses with the Illinois Read More

Kiwanis to host fishing event for kids with developmental disabilities

By Blake Schnitker on May 24 at 7:16am

A local service club is using the sport of fishing as a way for the community to come together for a great cause next month. Jacksonville Kiwanis club member Tom Read More

Crop Progress Report

By Blake Schnitker on May 23 at 4:41pm

Fieldwork was much more productive over the past week with 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork on average across the state. The average temperature across the state was 58.5 degrees, which Read More

Macoupin County crash leaves one dead

By Blake Schnitker on May 23 at 12:18pm

There was another deadly accident involving a motorcycle yesterday…this time in Macoupin County. Illinois State Police have identified the deceased as 47-year old Robert Welsh of Mt. Olive. Reports say Read More