Morgan County deputies switching to digital radios

By Jim McCabe on February 11 at 12:38pm

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A change is coming soon to the way Morgan County Sheriff’s Department deputies communicate. Officers will soon be switching from the current analog format, which has been used for decades, Read More

Speakman named Blue Diamond Community Service winner

By Ryne Turke on February 11 at 12:37pm

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The second annual Blue Diamond Community Service Award has been announced. The First National Bank of Arenzville selected Larry Speakman of Jacksonville for the award that recognizes outstanding volunteers in Read More

Report shows high unemployment/poverty numbers for Illinois minorities

By Ryne Turke on February 11 at 8:24am

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A new report shows poverty rates in Illinois are as much as three times higher for minorities than for whites. The 44-page study, conducted by Heartland Alliance, examined the impact Read More

Local teacher selected for Appplebee Art Gallery

By Ryne Turke on February 11 at 8:24am

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An art instructor from Rushville-Industry High School has been selected as the featured artist for MacMurray College’s Applebee Art Gallery this week. Jason Ackman has been focusing on his studio Read More

Campaign ad hammers McCann for documented tax liens

By Jim McCabe on February 10 at 4:31pm

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Jacksonville State Senator Sam McCann’s reported tax problems are back in the spotlight. McCann is facing a challenger in the Republican Primary. An advertisement running on our radio stations claims Read More