City Council to consider hiring police & fire personnel

By Blake Schnitker on October 23 at 6:16am

The City of Jacksonville will look into hiring new probationary personnel for their police and fire departments at tonight’s city council meeting. Tonight’s meeting will kick off Public Protection Committee Read More

Police probing hit-and-run reports

By Jack Jones on October 21 at 8:53am

Jacksonville police are investing two separate hit and run accidents overnight that resulted in a minor injury to one person property damage in the other instance. The first one happened Read More

Congressman LaHood makes visit to Winchester

By Blake Schnitker on October 19 at 9:53am

Scott County got a visit from Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood at a town hall meeting yesterday. LaHood is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives who goes to bat Read More

Chief Mefford talks about the local battle against drug-related crimes

By Blake Schnitker on October 18 at 1:21pm

Arrests related to the use or distribution of narcotics, specifically meth and heroin, have been relatively prevalent over the past year in Jacksonville. While the issue is by no means Read More

District 117 to discuss contract for South School renovations

By Blake Schnitker on October 18 at 7:23am

Renovations at South Jacksonville Elementary School will be the main topic of discussion at tonight’s District 117 board meeting. The board will actually hold two meetings tonight, with the Committee Read More