For second time in nearly a year, Jax aldermen raise alarm about downtown solicitors

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 8:36am


Towards the end of Monday’s City Council meeting, alderwoman Lori Large Oldenettel asked for a refresher on the rules of signage requirement for groups that operate fundraisers, always at the Read More

IC students work to deliver thousands of food items as part of campus initiative

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 12:57pm


Illinois College students took time to deliver boxes of food collected in a campus food drive to the Jacksonville Food Bank on Monday. IC collected nearly 1,800 items and $120 Read More

North Greene, Virginia on “Bottom 25” of state teacher salaries

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 12:49pm

Two West Central Illinois school districts are on a new list being released by the website Reboot Illinois focusing on teacher salaries. Virginia School District is ranked as the 25th-worst Read More

Man who pleaded guilty to bridge theft given two years of probation

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 12:44pm

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A Greene County man who pleaded guilty in September in the case of a missing bridge has been sentenced. Forty-six-year-old Matthew Tucker of rural Carrollton pleaded guilty to theft of Read More

McCann faces GOP competition in the spring

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 9:17am


Jacksonville State Senator Sam McCann will have a challenger in the March 2016 primary. The State Journal-Register reports state trooper and Prairie Capital Convention Center board member Bryce Benton is Read More