Morgan County Commissioners approve budget, Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption

By Ryne Turke on October 13 at 12:36pm


The final touches were made to the fiscal year 2015 Morgan County budget this morning. During the Morgan County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Monday, Chairman Brad Zeller noted Read More

Cass Rural Water District reaches extension agreement

By Jim McCabe on October 13 at 6:47am


Progress is being made in the expansion of a water district in Cass County. According to the Cass County Star-Gazette, the Cass Rural Water District approved an agreement last month Read More

JPD disputes notion of Jacksonville being “violent community” after latest shooting

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 1:31pm


Residents in a Jacksonville neighborhood where a 20-year-old woman was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning are sounding off. Brendan Cullerton with our reporting partners at WICS ABC Read More

Seminar about raising chickens coming later this month

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 1:30pm


If you’re interested in some nuggets of information about chickens- specifically, how to raise them- you should mark your calendars for October 27th. That’s when the University of Illinois Extension Read More

I-72 closures expected Tuesday

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 8:38am


The Illinois Department of Transportation is issuing an advisory about traffic on Interstate 72 for Tuesday morning. IDOT says there will be intermittent full closures of I-72 at Mile Markers Read More