Water plant in final design stages

By Jim McCabe on January 27 at 2:18pm


Everything you wanted to know about the new Jacksonville water treatment plant from the curvature of the roof to toilet exhaust was explained last night. Engineers from Benton and Associates Read More

Pot cultivation center local county commissioners signed agreement with

By Jim McCabe on January 27 at 1:46pm


Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn reportedly left a list of finalists for medical marijuana cultivation centers on the table in his final hours of office. A report from the Chicago Read More

Deputies continue search for “armed and dangerous” suspect in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on January 27 at 1:26pm


A Jacksonville man with a felony warrant out of Indiana is still at large after a high speed chase with local law enforcement this morning. At around 10 a.m. Morgan Read More

City council approves Downtown Celebration, Relay For Life plans, passes first reading of budget

By Jim McCabe on January 27 at 8:29am

Action at Monday’s Jacksonville city council meeting focused on several big events planned for downtown in 2015. Aldermen unanimously passed resolutions allowing the Tri-County Relay for Life to use the Read More

Man arrested for car break-ins on Morton Avenue

By Jim McCabe on January 27 at 8:20am


A Jacksonville man is facing several charges stemming from alleged motor vehicle burglaries. Twenty-four-year-old Daniel Hammitt of the 800 block of Hoagland was booked in the Morgan County Jail at Read More