Mayor Ezard discusses the departure of both Ward 3 aldermen

By Blake Schnitker on August 15 at 12:22pm

Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard says the search is underway for new aldermen to replace the pending resignation of two current city council members. It was briefly mentioned during Monday night’s Read More

Area Disposal adds citizen recycling roll-off for White Hall

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 11:55am

A couple thousand people in Northern Greene County now have a local and reliable means of recycling. Citizens of White Hall are no longer required to drive long distances away Read More

Jacksonville man wins $400,000 in Eldred Queen of Hearts Drawing

By Blake Schnitker on August 15 at 9:33am

One local man is $400,000 richer after last night’s Queen of Hearts drawing in Eldred. Hundreds of people packed the American Legion building in the small town of Eldred last Read More

Patterson, Richardson to step down from Jacksonville City Council

By Blake Schnitker on August 15 at 7:13am

The Jacksonville City Council will soon look to replace two of its members, as both Ward 3 aldermen plan on relocating in the near future. At Monday night’s city council Read More

District 117 Rounds out list of JHS Admins, declares elementary and middle school student Deans

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 1:15am

The Jacksonville School District Board of Education met Tuesday afternoon for a special Board meeting in the conference room of their newly refurnished offices at 211 West State Street. The Read More

Man flees scene of accident involving juvenile female driver

By Anthony Engle on August 14 at 4:00pm

A Jacksonville man has been arrested for aggravated fleeing or eluding an officer. 51 year old Herbie Tamulis, of the 300 block of Pine Street, was arrested today and booked Read More

USDA Crop Progress and Conditions: Week ending August 12th

By Anthony Engle on August 14 at 12:31pm

Warmer and drier conditions caused fields to decline slightly. Last week, the average rainfall in the state of Illinois was 0.92 inches, on par with recorded measurements in the 33rd Read More

Congressman LaHood shares thoughts on ongoing trade war with China

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 10:27am

Farmers across America and particularly west central Illinois aren’t hiding their displeasure with the ongoing trade war with China. Despite the negative impact the trade war looks to have on Read More

City Council approves resolution to begin work on local school walking routes

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 6:57am

Jacksonville aldermen passed a resolution for preliminary construction engineering services for improving walking routes to local schools at last night’s meeting. During the workshop portion of last night’s city council Read More

County residents raise concerns over wind ordinance at Board meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 1:00pm

More than a dozen communities members showed up to voice their concerns regarding a wind ordinance during this morning’s Morgan County Commissioners meeting. The majority of those in attendance at Read More