Mumps numbers keep going up

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 10:03am


More mumps cases are being reported locally. Health officials say Morgan County has reported 40 cases of the viral infection, which is more than the 26 cases in all of Read More

Senate Dems say local school districts will feel it if income tax disappears

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 7:28am


Democrats in the Illinois Senate say if the state income tax is rolled back, it could mean big changes in the bottom lines of West Central Illinois school districts. Senate Read More

Governor announces funds for North Main project in Jax

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 7:25am

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Another investment by the state in local road construction projects has been announced by the Governor’s office. Pat Quinn yesterday announced $11.9 million will go towards projects in Cass, Greene, Read More