Virginia native getting chance with Cubs

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 3:39pm


A Virginia High School graduate is getting his shot at the big leagues. Twenty-five-year-old left-handed pitcher Eric Jokisch has been called up to the Chicago Cubs, according to a report Read More

New retail center going up at former LaCrosse Lumber property

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:02pm

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Downtown Jacksonville is buzzing about activity taking place in the 400 block of South Main. The property where the LaCrosse Lumber Company once stood was recently purchased by Chuck Cline Read More

Abandoned baby case a first locally since new law passed

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:02pm

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This weekend’s shocking news of a newborn baby found in a Jacksonville dumpster marks the first case of illegal abandonment of an infant in Morgan County since the passage of Read More

Former U.S. President Carter could be coming to IC

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 6:45am


Illinois College officials are working on plans to have former United States President Jimmy Carter visit the school. The August edition of the Illinois College Quarterly publication indicates Carter is Read More

Springfield working to keep smoking away from parks; Jax next?

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 11:32am


Morgan County health officials are keeping a close eye on a move by Springfield toward eliminating cigarette smoking in public parks. According to a report by our TV news partners Read More