Four-year sentence handed out from December meth charge

By Ryne Turke on April 1 at 8:29am


The second man arrested in December on methamphetamine charges in Jacksonville was sentenced in Morgan County Court Tuesday. 39-year-old Tarus Johnson was sentenced to four-years in the Illinois Department of Read More

Young Jax author to speak about domestic violence in capital today

By Jim McCabe on April 1 at 8:29am


A Jacksonville girl will be in Springfield today to talk about a book she authored dealing with the beating death of her two-year-old brother. Eleven-year-old Valerie Eyer co-wrote with her Read More

Future of LIHEAP in jeopardy

By Ryne Turke on April 1 at 8:28am


Future funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program could be in jeopardy for residents in West Central Illinois. LIHEAP is responsible for helping low income families in Illinois Read More

Senator LaHood announces candidacy for 18th District

By Ryne Turke on March 31 at 1:05pm


State Senator Darin LaHood made a visit to Jacksonville today to announce his candidacy for U.S. Congress in the 18th Congressional District. LaHood, son of former 18th Congressional District Representative Read More

It was 120 seconds of chaos at County Market this morning

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 12:52pm


Debbie DeGeal doesn’t have to worry about purchasing any meat for family dinners for, oh, a year or two. DeGeal, of Ashland, netted over $4,000 of groceries as the grand Read More