Schock trial scheduled to start in late January

By Blake Schnitker on July 16 at 7:20am

The trial of former U.S. Representative Aaron Schock won’t begin until calendars turn over to the year 2019. According to a two-page order filed in court, Schock’s trial has been Read More

Backroads Boutique Crawl – from Jacksonville to Oakford – plans to be the first of many

By Blake Schnitker on July 14 at 9:45am

Four area businesses are hosting a joint gathering today to give folks a chance to travel the back roads of West Central Illinois. Home Girls Boutique here in Jacksonville, as Read More

Scott County State’s Attorney Michael Hill speaks on Barbara Hoots case

By Blake Schnitker on July 13 at 3:15pm

The case against a Winchester city employee over a year in the making is apparently not going to be continued after the Scott County State’s Attorney filed a special legal Read More

MacMurray College Accreditation upheld, 105 consecutive years accredited by Higher Learning Commission

By Blake Schnitker on July 13 at 9:49am

According to MacMurray College Provost Beverly Rodgers, MAC is Back. MacMurray College President Mark Tierno has been informed by the Higher Learning Commission, or HLC, that MacMurray has been taken Read More

Morgan County to receive federal funds for emergency food and shelter programs

By Blake Schnitker on July 13 at 7:17am

Local emergency food and shelter programs will receive more than $6,000 for supplemental assistance thanks to a federal government program. Morgan County has been chosen by the Department of Homeland Read More