The best of Little League baseball are heading to Jacksonville for the 2nd time.

By Richard Holton on July 28 at 1:39pm


Lenz Field Sports Complex is hosting the Play the Turf Elite All Star Showcase starting Thursday, which features teams from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Lenz Field Sports complex Read More

Court systems budget submitted to Morgan County Commissioners

By Richard Holton on July 28 at 1:34pm


The final budget presentation was made before the Morgan County commissioners this morning. The court systems budget was the last on the list. The request was for about $620,000. That’s Read More

Cameras could soon be allowed in local courtrooms

By Richard Holton on July 28 at 1:25pm


Officials in the 7th Judicial Circuit say that they would like to enter the pilot program allowing courts to accept applications from media outlets that would like to place cameras Read More

Sales tax, watershed project to be discussed at city council

By Jim McCabe on July 28 at 8:25am

Two presentations are scheduled for tonight’s Jacksonville city council meeting. Leading off will be District 117 Superintendent Steve Ptacek to discuss the recent school board vote to put a sales Read More

Jax woman arrested for trying to hit someone with vehicle

By Jim McCabe on July 28 at 8:24am


Jacksonville Police say a woman used a personal vehicle to cause damage to another vehicle and strike a person during a Sunday morning incident. Eighteen-year-old Mahyura Walton of the 1-hundred Read More