Jackson court appearance causes stir

By Jim McCabe on June 3 at 12:55pm


The brother of a slain Jacksonville man appeared in court this morning on aggravated discharge of a firearm charges. Twenty-three-year-old Marquise Jackson, the brother of Marcus Jackson, who was murdered Read More

Downtown Celebration rescheduled for Friday

By Ryne Turke on June 3 at 12:48pm


The Jacksonville square will be packed with activities Friday night for the rescheduled Downtown Celebration. The annual event was washed out last Saturday, due to dangerous weather in the area. Read More

Jacksonville Goodwill Warehouse holding open house

By Ryne Turke on June 3 at 12:48pm


The Jacksonville Goodwill Warehouse & Distribution Center is holding an open house next weekend. The public is invited to attend the official ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, located at the Read More

New MacMurray president makes first appearance at school

By Jim McCabe on June 3 at 7:26am


Faculty, staff and alumni of MacMurray College packed the school’s art gallery for their first chance to meet and greet the school’s new president yesterday. Dr. Mark Tierno made his Read More

Group warns about higher Ameren rates

By Jim McCabe on June 3 at 7:25am


A watchdog group says get ready for higher rates if you’re an Ameren customer. Summer power prices have been announced, according to the Citizens’ Utility Board of Illinois. On Monday, Read More