Illinois River levels beginning to get lower

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:40am


Morgan County officials may soon be breathing a sigh of relief as the Illinois River begins to go down. As of this morning, the river was at 26.9 feet, after Read More

Weekend fire does major damage to Waverly house

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:40am


It happened at 344 North Grove Street, where Waverly firefighters were called at around 10:30 Saturday night. Waverly Fire Chief Glen Brown says the fire was contained to the back Read More

Accident near Virginia claims life of 19-year-old

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:39am


An Astoria woman was killed in a weekend car accident in Cass County. The accident reportedly happened at around 5:45 a.m. Sunday. According to a press release from the Illinois Read More

Cameras in local courtrooms moving one step closer to reality

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:39am


An application has been made for cameras to be allowed in courtrooms in the local court circuit. The Springfield Journal-Register reports 7th Circuit Chief Judge Kenneth Deihl has submitted the Read More

Our Savior priests consider relocating to Old Rectory

By Ryne Turke on July 5 at 6:16am


The priests of Our Savior Church in Jacksonville could be moving back into the Old Rectory. The search for a new living arrangement started after Our Savior Church recently announced Read More