Route 267 closed due to accident, possibly involving fatalities

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 7:20pm

Illinois Route 267 in Greene County is closed at the Palmyra turnoff due to a serious auto accident.   Greene County Sheriff Rob McMillen says a fatality may be involved. Read More

Jacksonville a finalist in concert contest

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 12:56pm


Jacksonville has been named a finalist in a contest that would bring a series of concerts to the city next month. According to Jacksonville Main Street, Jacksonville finished sixth place Read More

Cass County Courthouse could see cameras during court activity soon

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 12:54pm


Cameras may soon be allowed in courtrooms in the state’s 8th judicial circuit court, which includes Cass County. Here’s the story from our reporting partners at WICS.

Cass County has a new death examiner

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 12:45pm


Wyatt Sager, of Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown, is stepping down after 26-plus years of serving in the position. Starting today, Sager Funeral Home Director Scott Lummis will take over. Read More

84-year-old pedestrian struck by vehicle

By Ryne Turke on December 1 at 11:52am

A pedestrian was transported to Passavant Area Hospital this morning after she was struck by a vehicle. According to police reports, 84 year old Paula Harkrader, of the 900 block Read More