What should be done about solicitation at Main and College?

By Ryne Turke on August 24 at 1:08pm

Jacksonville aldermen continue to toss around ideas on what to do with the ongoing solicitation at a specific high traffic intersection in the city. Service clubs and Jacksonville groups are Read More

Sentence reduced for individual responsible in the death of White Hall child

By Ryne Turke on August 24 at 1:06pm


A convicted killer, responsible for the death of an 18-month-old girl from White Hall, was resentenced this week. Thirty-two-year-old Lee K. Ponshe was initially sentenced to life in prison for Read More

Community Park selected as Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial site

By Ryne Turke on August 24 at 7:39am


A section of land in Jacksonville has been dedicated as the future site of the Morgan County Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial. Tyson Manker, Secretary of the Morgan County Iraq Afghanistan Memorial Group, Read More

Bark for Your Park set to host Dog Pack series for the rest of 2016

By Blake Schnitker on August 24 at 7:37am

Dog Pack

Jacksonville Bark for Your Park is hosting the first of a series of Dog Packs tonight at Veteran’s Park. Event organizer Steve Warmowski says the Dog Pack is a preview Read More

Crop conditions unchanged as local district sees less rainfall than most of the state

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 1:08pm


While most of the state received above average rainfall last week, precipitation in West Central Illinois remained closer to normal. The local district received 1.53 inches, a full inch above Read More