Macoupin County crash leaves one dead

By Blake Schnitker on May 23 at 12:18pm

There was another deadly accident involving a motorcycle yesterday…this time in Macoupin County. Illinois State Police have identified the deceased as 47-year old Robert Welsh of Mt. Olive. Reports say Read More

Enterprise Zone Expansion, alcohol ordinance highlight City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on May 23 at 7:41am

Talk of expanding an Enterprise Zone on East Morton highlighted most of last night’s City Council meeting. Prior to the normal workshop session, the Jacksonville City Council held a public Read More

Cause of death still uncertain, Longley autopsy provides limited info

By Blake Schnitker on May 23 at 7:17am

The autopsy of the 47-year old Tommy Longley performed yesterday did not reveal any evidence foul play. According to Morgan County Coroner Jeff Lair, the autopsy did not show any Read More


By Dawn Johnson on May 22 at 3:46pm

The Routt vs Mendon Unity @ Quincy Notre Dame boys regional baseball game that was rescheduled for tonight is now rescheduled for tomorrow night, Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:30 pm.

Carmody announces campaign for Morgan County Sheriff

By Blake Schnitker on May 22 at 1:31pm

Chief Deputy Mike Carmody is announcing his candidacy for Morgan County Sheriff in the fall of 2018.       With longtime Sheriff Randy Duvendack announcing last week that he would not see Read More