Court date set for man accused aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 11:07am

Additional information is surfacing in regards to an arrest last week involving alleged sexual abuse. According to police reports, 40-year old Robert Bilbruck, of the one thousand block of Greenwood, Read More

Griggsville woman hospitalized after car vs tractor crash in Pike Co.

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 7:13am

A vehicle versus tractor crash in Pike County yesterday left one Griggsville woman hospitalized. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 20, the crash occurred at approximately noon yesterday Read More

Congressman LaHood shares views on potential US tax reform

By Blake Schnitker on October 16 at 6:04am

Much has been made of President Trump’s potential plan to reform the US tax system. On Wednesday, President Trump and the “Big Six” Republicans introduced their latest version of their Read More

“Monster Millions” performances at the Playhouse

By Jack Jones on October 14 at 9:34am

The Playhouse on the Jacksonville Square is hosting a monster show this weekend, but not the kind of show you might expect around Halloween. Allen Stare wrote “Monster Millions,” which Read More

Murrayville-Woodson Elementary celebrating 100th

By Jack Jones on October 14 at 9:14am

Murrayville-Woodson’s grade school is celebrating a milestone on Saturday as part of a bigger celebration for Jacksonville School District 117. This year marks the Jacksonville school district’s 150th anniversary, and Read More