Two wanted for failure to appear in Morgan County court

By Anthony Engle on April 19 at 11:05am

A Jacksonville woman and a Beardstown man are wanted for failure to appear in court. Morgan Scott Crime Stoppers are asking for the community’s help in locating these two individuals. Read More

Mayor Ezard Talks About Region’s Population Loss

By Benjamin Cox on April 19 at 10:17am

The U.S. Census data gave a chilling report about West Central Illinois population loss yesterday. According to the report, Morgan County had the most population loss in the West Central Read More

Winter wheat still slow to begin heading; Illinois was warmer than normal last week

By Anthony Engle on April 19 at 9:32am

The second week of April was warmer than average in Illinois, according to the USDA. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released their Crop Progress and Conditions report for the Read More

Local computer recycling event set for Saturday

By Anthony Engle on April 19 at 8:46am

The local Goodwill is holding a computer recycling event during the day tomorrow. Land of Lincoln Goodwill is partnering with Dell to host a computer recycling event here as well Read More

MacMurray Nursing program rated #1 in the state based on recent NCLEX-RN pass rates in Illinois

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 1:44pm

A local collegiate nursing program has been ranked number 1 on a registered nursing website. MacMurray College has been named the #1 RN nursing school program out of the 78 Read More

Two Beardstown residents arrested in Schuyler County after ISP traffic stop leads to meth

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 12:19pm

Two Beardstown residents were arrested after a traffic stop for various meth offenses Tuesday evening. A press release from ISP District 20 explained the results of a preliminary investigation. At Read More

Ameren Illinois files sixth rate decrease in eight years with Illinois Commerce Commission

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:33am

Ameren Illinois is doing their part to lower electricity rates throughout the state. Ameren Illinois put out a release yesterday to announce residential customers will pay less for electric delivery Read More

Barry resident killed in Pike County rollover crash

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:24am

A single-vehicle crash in Pike County yesterday resulted in the death of one man. A press release from Illinois State Police District 20 detailed a preliminary investigation. According to the Read More

Two motions made in case of Carrollton man allegedly involved in concealing a homicidal death

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 10:08am

A Carrollton man accused of concealment of a homicidal death was in court yesterday. 34 year old Ryan Wheeler was in Greene County court yesterday for a status hearing in Read More

Crime of the Week: Theft of several tools

By Anthony Engle on April 18 at 9:53am

Crime Stoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department in their Investigation of a recent Theft. Sometime between 10p.m. on April 12th and Read More