Franklin man receives four years in IDOC for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Ryne Turke on March 4 at 1:02pm


A Franklin man was sentenced to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to an aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge. 34-year old Kevin Williams entered his Read More

Ameren warns customers of potential scam artists

By Ryne Turke on March 4 at 1:01pm


Ameren Illinois is warning customers to be aware of scam artists who are using Ameren’s name illegally. Last year an estimated 1,400 Ameren customers were affected by phone scams totaling Read More

Illinois College will be well-represented at Clinton event this weekend

By Jim McCabe on March 4 at 1:00pm


Illinois College will send eight students to Florida as part of a global initiative spearheaded by Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton. Three of the students will have a project featured Read More

Jacksonville attempting to create an improved dog park

By Ryne Turke on March 4 at 7:07am


The city of Jacksonville is welcoming ideas from the public to build a new and improved dog park. During Monday’s Parks and Lakes committee meeting, council members discussed several options Read More

Jax man sentenced to six months in jail for meth crime

By Jim McCabe on March 3 at 5:04pm


A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 180 days in jail on methamphetamine-related crimes today. Thirty-year-old Cecil Parr of the 200 block of Hardin was sentenced in Morgan County court after Read More