Ameren Illinois holds drone demonstration at local facility

By Blake Schnitker on July 29 at 6:00am

Ameren Illinois held a drone demonstration at their Jacksonville Operating Center yesterday. The power company showcased some of their initial steps towards incorporating unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, into their Read More

UPDATE: A number of stolen or burglarized vehicles

By Blake Schnitker on July 28 at 7:49am

As many as five vehicles were stolen and 18 others were burglarized overnight in Jacksonville between Wednesday and Thursday, according to reports from local police. Along with the Blue Jeep Read More

Three Ameren Illinois trucks in Jacksonville installed with AEDs

By Blake Schnitker on July 27 at 10:01am

Ameren Illinois is announcing that is equipping nearly 240 trucks, including three in Jacksonville, with Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs. The power company has now installed these potentially life-saving machines Read More

Roodhouse teenager involved in fatal crash has been identified

By Blake Schnitker on July 27 at 8:19am

The 16-year old Roodhouse girl killed in an accident Tuesday has been identified as Lesley Bricker. Bricker was involved in a two-vehicle accident on the Roodhouse Blacktop near County Line Read More

Local Resident Featured On Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Segment

By Blake Schnitker on July 26 at 12:27pm

One lucky Jacksonville resident was lucky enough to be featured on one of the country’s biggest late night shows last night. Local viewers who tuned into to The Tonight Show Read More