Century-old tree coming down at IC

By Jim McCabe on July 14 at 5:37am


An important piece of Illinois College history is scheduled to come down today. The Sturtevant Oak is reportedly being chopped down for safety reasons, according to a letter posted on Read More

Woman robbed in Jacksonville Saturday morning

By Ryne Turke on July 13 at 8:10am


According to the JPD, a 25 year old woman was attacked and robbed of an undisclosed amount of money at around 4 a.m. yesterday on the MacMurray College campus. The Read More

Crimestoppers looking for info on Jacksonville theft

By Ryne Turke on July 13 at 8:00am


Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott Counties are seeking information regarding a local theft. Jacksonville Police report that sometime in the overnight hours of July 1 and July 2, an unknown Read More

$100,000 grant aids domestic violence program in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on July 12 at 11:06am

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Victims of domestic violence in West Central Illinois are being offered a helping hand. Verizon is giving a $100,000 grant to expand the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence Virtual Legal Read More

State’s Attorney Bonjean to lead workshop

By Ryne Turke on July 12 at 11:05am


The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Business Division will be holding a workshop session featuring Morgan County State’s Attorney Bobby Bonjean on July 26. Bonjean will lead the workshop, sharing Read More