Senator LaHood announces candidacy for 18th District

By Ryne Turke on March 31 at 1:05pm

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State Senator Darin LaHood visited Jacksonville today to announce his candidacy for U.S. Congress in the 18th Congressional District. LaHood, son of former 18th Congressional District Representative Ray LaHood, was Read More

It was 120 seconds of chaos at County Market this morning

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 12:52pm

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Debbie DeGeal doesn’t have to worry about purchasing any meat for family dinners for, oh, a year or two. DeGeal, of Ashland, netted over $4,000 of groceries as the grand Read More

Parks and Lakes Department could go without superintendent for several weeks

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 7:17am

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It’ll be at least two more weeks before an announcement is made regarding a replacement to Jacksonville’s outgoing Parks and Lakes Superintendent. Bruce Surratt announced his retirement in January after Read More

MABAS makes adjustments to reimbursement procedure

By Jim McCabe on March 31 at 7:17am

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Jacksonville aldermen approved an amendment to the city’s involvement with a mutual aid network last week. Jacksonville has been a part of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, or MABAS, since Read More

Local farmer responds to claims that glyphosate could be cancerous

By Ryne Turke on March 30 at 2:43pm

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A Morgan County farmer is speaking out against claims from the World Health Organization that an ingredient in the Monsanto product Roundup has a possibility of deadly side-effects. The report, Read More