Schuyler County Sheriff Arrests and Citations 02-19 to 02-26-24
Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following activity in Schuyler Co for the week of February 19th to February 26th:. Delaney Rangel of Virginia was driving a 2014 Toyota Rav4 and was travelling eastbound on RT 103 and was attempting to pass Exante Gedeus of Jacksonville which was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart. Rangel struck Gedeus before completely overtaking his vehicle.
Jacksonville woman identified as driver in head-on collision with ISP trooper on I-72
CURRAN, Ill. (WICS) — More information has been released about a wrong-way driver who hit a State Trooper’s squad car outside of Springfield on Saturday, according to our media partner at WLDS. According to the Illinois State Police, Sarah K. Racey, 20, of Jacksonville, has been identified as...
Humane Society of McDonough County hoping for new shelter for pets
MACOMB, Ill. (KHQA) — The Humane Society of McDonough County is hoping to get a new shelter for their furry friends. The current home for the pets, which is at the McDonough County Animal Shelter, can hold up to two dozen dogs and about 30 cats. The shelter says...
Beardstown, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Williamsville High School basketball team will have a game with Marquette High School - Alton on March 01, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Deer hunting 'a cycle of life.' But fewer people are hunting in Illinois.
Mike Foulk walked along the edge of a harvested farm field southeast of Macomb just after sunrise on a hazy, damp, and chilly morning in early December. It was firearm hunting season in Illinois, and Foulk hoped to spot a deer. He is one of a decreasing number of firearm deer hunters in Illinois.
Jacksonville Children’s Foundation Provides Grant for H.S. Wrestling Competition Mat
The Jacksonville Chidlren’s Foundation was recognized by Jacksonville School District 117’s Board of Education last Wednesnay night for a grant to the district’s high school wrestling program. The foundation recently donated over $9,400 to Jacksonville High School’s wrestling program to purchase a competition wrestling mat. Jacksonville High...
The Jacksonville Pub Crawl: 6 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a selection of six notable pubs in Jacksonville. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
How Macomb pulled off one of the biggest comebacks of the IHSA basketball playoffs
CANTON — That’s why it’s called March Madness. Macomb mounted a comeback for the ages, rallying from 17 points down to upset No. 3-ranked Manual, 41-40, in the Class 2A Canton Sectional semifinals on Wednesday night. The Bombers are now a game away from making the Elite Eight for the first time since a 2006 Class A boys basketball state quarterfinal appearance.
ALL IN FOR IC returns for seventh year
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WICS) — Illinois College is hosting its seventh annual ALL IN FOR IC. ALL IN FOR IC will be held on March 20. Funds raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar to provide double the impact of gifts made to the IC Fund that day. For the past six...
Marquette notches win #26 at Beardstown 2A Sectional
P.Plains - Liam Hatfield - 13, Cooper Schallenberg - 13 _. TUE - Centralia 60, Highland 52 (OT)
In-state RB Xay Davis locks in spring visit to Virginia
Want the latest news on Virginia delivered right to your email? Subscribe to the Wahoos247 newsletter here. It is free and a great way to get daily updates on Virginia football, basketball, baseball, recruiting, and more delivered straight to your inbox. The Virginia football continues to lock in visitors for...
Doctors in Jacksonville remove over 150 bugs from a man's nose
Doctors in Jacksonville have removed over 150 bugs from a man's nose. The patient assumes that he picked up the insects while fishing.
Prep sports recap for Feb. 28, 2024
PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — The Macomb Bombers pulled off a big upset in the class 2A boys basketball postseason. The Bombers erased a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat the Manual, 41-40, in the sectional semifinal at Canton on Wednesday. The Rams were the top seed in the sectional. Elsewhere, Lathan Sommerville scored […]
HS girls’ basketball: Gillespie and Staunton fall in sectional semifinals
Brawner breaks single-season scoring record for GHS. Gillespie and Staunton fans ventured to Beardstown in hopes of seeing their girls’ basketball teams further a dream season while creating the ultimate Route 4 showdown that would take place with a sectional championship on the line. Those desires were denied Feb. 20.
Sparks Notes – John Biernbaum, Humane Society of McDonough County
Sparks is joined by John Biernbaum, the co-chair for the upcoming HSMCIL Casino Night Fundraiser, to talk about the return of the much enjoyed event on Saturday, March 2nd. The evening promises a fun time with food, drinks, friends, prizes, and plenty of casino games to play. Tickets are currently...
Separation agreement gives $325K to former MDH CEO
The former CEO of the hospital in Macomb did not walk away from the job empty-handed. The separation agreement between McDonough District Hospital and Brian Dietz pays him $325,000, part of which will go toward Dietz’s legal expenses. Tri States Public Radio obtained the agreement by filing a Freedom...
Duke women's basketball uses double-digit scoring from Brown, Richardson to overcome Virginia
Driven by double-digit scoring efforts from junior guard Reigan Richardson and senior center Kennedy Brown, Duke was able to hold off Virginia 73-54 to secure its final home-court victory of the regular season Thursday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Although Duke (19-9, 11-6 in the ACC) faced off against the...
WIU Office of Public Safety Report 02/23 to 02/26/2024
The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.
McDonough District Hospital Offering Free Colorectal Screening Kits During March
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and McDonough District Hospital is offering a non-invasive screening test for free, explains Vice President of Business Strategy Patrick Osterman:. “Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States. It makes getting screened very important. It used to be that turning the...
Discover Macomb Through Its Pizza: 8 Unforgettable Slices
In this article, we explore eight delightful pizza spots in Macomb. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!