McCann says lack of support for Senate GOP leader cost him

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 3:14pm


Jacksonville’s state senator took some time on WLDS on Friday to answer questions about how things are going between him and leading Illinois Republicans these days. Sam McCann, representing the Read More

Commissioners hear results of 2014-2015 audit

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 3:09pm


Morgan County Commissioners were presented with audit for the 2014-2015 fiscal year this morning. Commissioner chairman Bill Meier says it was a good audit. He says the county received some Read More

Hohmann family makes donation to Passavant

By Ryne Turke on February 8 at 12:33pm

Gertrude Hohmann

A donation from the family of a long-time nursing director has been made to Passavant Area Hospital. According to a press release, a contribution of $2,200 was made in honor Read More

City Council preview: 2016 budget, dog park presentation

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 6:27am

There are some “prequels” scheduled before tonight’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. The first is a presentation by the University of Illinois at 4 p.m. regarding the Jacksonville Dog Park. That Read More

Mac holding 1st Nearly Naked Mile

By Ryne Turke on February 6 at 9:08am


MacMurray College will hold its first Nearly Naked Mile on Monday to benefit the Jacksonville Salvation Army. Participants will wear clothing to the event they wish to donate, strip down Read More