Early voting starts today in Morgan County

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 1:49pm


Today marks the beginning of early voting in Morgan County. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says she expects to see more early-voting this fall compared to March, given the competitiveness Read More

New dog park opening in Jacksonville next Saturday

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 1:43pm

Dog Pack

Jacksonville’s new PetSafe dog park is officially opening next Saturday, October 8th. After winning the PetSafe “Bark For Your Park” online contest last July, Jacksonville received $100,000 for a new Read More

JHS “Going For the Gold” during homecoming week

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 12:32pm


Jacksonville High School is welcoming alumni and the rest of the community to join in this weekend’s homecoming festivities. JHS Principal Mike McGiles says school spirit is high this year, Read More

Drive-thru mobile food pantry coming to Jacksonville Thursday

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 6:29am


A mobile food pantry is coming to the Morgan County Fairgrounds thanks to Central Illinois Foodbank and the annual Crop Walk. Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Foodbank says this Read More

Davis, LaHood backing water resource development bill

By Ryne Turke on September 29 at 6:28am


A pair of local representatives backed a water resource development authorization bill that passed the House this week. 13th District Representative Rodney Davis and 18th District Representative Darin LaHood voted Read More