Farm Sprayer spill on Morton leads to traffic problems

By Ryne Turke on July 29 at 12:40pm


A farm sprayer spill has resulted in traffic problems for Jacksonville’s main road for the past several hours. According to the Jacksonville Police Department, the spill happened in the 2000 Read More

World’s largest touring grill coming to Jacksonville tomorrow

By Richard Holton on July 29 at 12:38pm


The semi-annual appearance of the world’s largest touring grill is set for tomorrow. The Johnsonville Big Taste Grill, a customized semi-tractor and trailer, will park at County Market Wednesday to Read More

West Central Illinois shines again in crop report

By Ryne Turke on July 29 at 12:33pm

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Farmers in West Central Illinois received another week of beautiful weather and strong crop conditions according to the USDA crop progress report. USDA crop statistician Doug Hartwig highlights some of Read More

Fatal accident occurs in Waverly last night

By Ryne Turke on July 29 at 7:12am


According to Waverly Fire Chief Glen Brown, the accident happened in the 12-thousand block of Waverly, just north of Gibson Road, at around 9:29 p.m. Brown says that the driver Read More

Senator McCann spoke to school administrators in support of Education Funding Reform

By Richard Holton on July 29 at 6:44am


McCann held a round-table discussion with school administrators from the 50th senate district regarding Senate Bill 16, the Education Funding Reform bill. Speaking after the discussions, Senator McCann says that Read More