Tri-County Industrial Park recognized as only Ameren ELITE site in Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 12:34pm

Many local residents are anticipating the opening of Jacksonville’s new Tri-County Industrial Site on East Morton. The 82-acre site located at 2250 East Morton received some high praise recently from Read More

Car vs Tow Truck collision on I-72 leaves one hospitalized

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 5:59am

A Pawnee man was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident on I-72 in Morgan County yesterday evening. According to Illinois State Police District 9, the crash occurred just before 6:30 p.m. Read More

Abnormally dry conditions in area over past month and a half

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 5:58am

West central Illinois and the rest of the state has experienced abnormally dry conditions over the past month or so despite some slight rain yesterday evening. It’s been so dry Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer discusses Currie, Madigan’s decisions to not seek re-election

By Blake Schnitker on September 18 at 12:53pm

There were some major announcements coming out of Springfield last week regarding a pair of top state politicians choosing not to seek re-election in 2018. With Barbara Flynn Currie and Read More

Citywide Jeans Day to support Prairieland United Way Campaign

By Blake Schnitker on September 18 at 8:49am

The local United Way branch is holding a fundraising effort throughout the area later this week. Prairieland United Way’s community-wide project known as “Citywide Jeans Day” on Thursday in an Read More

South Jacksonville hosting Concert in the Cornfield Saturday

By Jack Jones on September 16 at 9:48am

One of the premier events for the village of South Jacksonville is happening Saturday night. The annual Concert in the Cornfield will welcome people from across west central Illinois to Read More

Saturday marks another Jacksonville Cruise Night

By Jack Jones on September 16 at 9:36am

Shine those wheels and rev up the engines. The annual Jacksonville Cruise Night gets underway on Saturday with a car show in Community Park. Don Meyers, one of the organizers Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer seeking re-election in 2018

By Blake Schnitker on September 15 at 1:17pm

A familiar name in west central Illinois politics is seeking re-election in 2018. Local State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is announcing that he is seeking re-election for the Illinois’ 100th House Read More

JHS Homecoming activities kicking off this afternoon

By Blake Schnitker on September 15 at 7:15am

Plenty of Jacksonville natives are returning home this weekend as Jacksonville High School celebrates a rather special homecoming. Not only is it homecoming weekend for Jacksonville High School, but it’s Read More

Congressman LaHood shares thoughts on North Korea

By Blake Schnitker on September 14 at 10:46am

The United Nations recently adopted US-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea one week after the country conducted its latest nuclear tests. Despite the UN adopting these new Read More