Illinois State Highway 104 was shut down due to an accident, since cleared

By Anthony Engle on April 19 at 2:00am

A car accident on Illinois State Highway 104 caused both directions of traffic to be turned around and detoured from Highway 104 for approximately one hour yesterday afternoon. Morgan County Read More

First grader from Jacksonville receives IL Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

By Blake Schnitker on April 18 at 10:15am

A Jacksonville first grader is one of just 25 people across Illinois that will be recognized at the 9th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism Read More

Four injured after two-vehicle crash on West Morton

By Blake Schnitker on April 18 at 7:20am

Four people were hurt following a two-vehicle crash on West Morton yesterday afternoon. According to Jacksonville Police reports, there were four individuals involved in the crash. They include 31-year old Read More

Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies seize 150 lbs. of marijuana from SUV on car hauler, no arrests made

By Anthony Engle on April 17 at 3:28pm

You may remember that Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies made a drug bust right before the beginning of 2018. An RV was searched off Loves Drive in South Jacksonville, and Deputies Read More

Man alleged of predatory criminal sexual assault waives right to preliminary hearing

By Blake Schnitker on April 17 at 12:49pm

A local man accused of predatory criminal sexual assault appeared in Morgan County court this morning for a preliminary hearing. Twenty-seven year old Anthony Garcia appeared in court along with Read More