Drive-thru mobile food pantry coming to Jacksonville Thursday

By Blake Schnitker on September 29 at 6:29am


A mobile food pantry is coming to the Morgan County Fairgrounds thanks to Central Illinois Foodbank and the annual Crop Walk. Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Foodbank says this Read More

Davis, LaHood backing water resource development bill

By Ryne Turke on September 29 at 6:28am


A pair of local representatives backed a water resource development authorization bill that passed the House this week. 13th District Representative Rodney Davis and 18th District Representative Darin LaHood voted Read More

Jax Police Chief says retirement is coming “in the near future”

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:41pm


Jacksonville’s Police Chief says its time for a “fresh set of eyes” to take over the role he’s held the last seven years. This morning, Tony Grootens confirmed his plans Read More

UPDATE on accident involving five young adults in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:38pm


A 19 year old Jacksonville man remains in critical condition from a single-vehicle crash on Sunday morning. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, five young adults were “seriously hurt” Read More

Road resurfacing starts today on Morton Avenue

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 12:06pm

Traffic is expected to pick up this week on Morton Avenue. According to a press release from the Illinois Department of Transportation, road resurfacing starts today and will continue through Read More