Jax appropriations budget passes, but not unanimously

By Jim McCabe on February 9 at 9:17am


During last night’s City Council meeting, which followed the dog park presentation, aldermen passed the first reading of the 2016 Appropriations Budget. The vote was 8-2, with Lori Large-Oldenettel and Read More

Proposals shown for Jacksonville dog park

By Jim McCabe on February 9 at 9:16am


Jacksonville residents got a sneak peek at proposals for a new dog park in the city at the municipal building on Monday. A presentation from a team of student engineers Read More

Greene Co. man arrested for illegally spending $13K on credit card

By Jim McCabe on February 9 at 8:39am

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A Roodhouse man is facing charges following allegations he used an 83-year-old woman’s credit card to go on a shopping spree. Twenty-nine-year-old Franklin Castleberry was booked at the Greene County Read More

McCann says lack of support for Senate GOP leader cost him

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 3:14pm


Jacksonville’s state senator took some time on WLDS on Friday to answer questions about how things are going between him and leading Illinois Republicans these days. Sam McCann, representing the Read More

Commissioners hear results of 2014-2015 audit

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 3:09pm


Morgan County Commissioners were presented with audit for the 2014-2015 fiscal year this morning. Commissioner chairman Bill Meier says it was a good audit. He says the county received some Read More