Grain Belt Express project to try again in Missouri

By Jim McCabe on June 30 at 12:35pm

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Folks in Scott and Greene Counties waiting for a multi-state electricity transmission to be built there could be waiting for a while. There’s been a holdup with the Grain Belt Read More

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois see major funding cuts

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 7:25am

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Chief Development Officer Kate Peters spoke with WLDS-WEAI News this week and says Girls Scouts of Central Illinois is suffering more than $75,000 in cuts from United Way. Peters says Read More

BREAKING: Boil order lifted for city only

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 2:04pm

A boil order put in place for the entire city of Jacksonville has been lifted. The order was enacted early yesterday following an enormous loss of water from a water Read More

Roodhouse man appears in court for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Ryne Turke on June 29 at 12:29pm

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A Roodhouse man made his first appearance in court Tuesday on charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Greene County State’s Attorney Caleb Briscoe informed the court that 68-year-old Lyle Steininger, Read More

Illinois Policy Institute presentation made in Jax

By Jim McCabe on June 29 at 11:30am

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A presentation in Jacksonville by a fiscally conservative Illinois group advocated for a shift in state employee pensions Tuesday night. Two representatives of the Illinois Policy Institute spoke for an Read More