Rauner signs Davidsmeyer-sponsored bill making corn the official grain of Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on August 17 at 10:33am

The Illinois State Fair isn’t just about the concerts, amusement rides and cotton candy. A number of Illinois lawmakers have made their way to the state fairgrounds this week, along Read More

Beardstown man facing potential felony charges in fatal February crash

By Blake Schnitker on August 17 at 7:18am

A Cass County man is facing multiple felony charges for his alleged involvement in a deadly drunk driving accident earlier this year. According to the Jacksonville Journal Courier, 26 year Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer shares thoughts as House gathers in Springfield

By Blake Schnitker on August 16 at 12:25pm

The Illinois House of Representatives is meeting to discuss the state’s school funding crisis today, which ironically, marks the beginning of the school year for many districts around the state. Read More

State Senator McCann talks Senate Bill 1 as House reconvenes at Capitol

By Blake Schnitker on August 16 at 9:00am

Members of the Illinois House of Representatives are heading back to Springfield to try and negotiate a plan to pay for schools throughout the state. The Illinois Senate on Sunday Read More

Reminders for dropping off, picking up students from JMS as construction continues

By Blake Schnitker on August 16 at 7:05am

Summer break is officially over and students are heading back to school this morning…some of them to the newly renovated Jacksonville Middle School. Since construction work isn’t entirely complete just Read More