Local farmers entering the home stretch

By Ryne Turke on September 23 at 1:02pm

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According to recent reports from the USDA, corn and soybeans are showing a slow amount of progress, but still looking good. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusener says that crop progress Read More

Man accused of starting fire in city last month faces felony charges

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 1:01pm


A Quincy man is facing felony charges for starting a fire in a Jacksonville garage in August. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Bonjean pleaded not guilty this morning in Morgan County Court to Read More

Winchester-area fire causes nearly $50,000 in damage

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 1:01pm


Part of a two-story log cabin suffered heavy fire damage last night in rural Scott County. It happened at 759 Big Swan Road, about eight miles southwest of Winchester. Firefighters Read More

Comprehensive Plan positives and negatives spelled out

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 8:28am


Jacksonville’s Community Development Director had an optimistic view of what the city has done in the twelve years since it issued a Comprehensive Plan last night. Director Kelly Hall appeared Read More

Chamber of Commerce workshop focuses on emergency preparedness with Ameren officials

By Jim McCabe on September 23 at 8:22am


The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will hold a business workshop today that will feature speakers from Ameren Illinois. The workshop topic will be “Emergency Preparedness for Your Business” and will Read More