Dr. Alonzo Ward to speak on African American History before the Civil War at Jacksonville Public Library tonight

By Anthony Engle on July 19 at 12:00pm

Considered by many to be the highest prize in writing and journalism, the Pulitzer prizes celebrated their 100th anniversary last year, and the Jacksonville Public Library will partner with Illinois Read More

District 117 Board: Pre-K playground expansion approved, more admin. spots filled

By Anthony Engle on July 19 at 9:32am

The last regular Board of Education meeting before the first day of classes for District 117 students was held last night. The meeting was highlighted by a clarification of the Read More

South JAX Committee of the Whole: Trustees will hear police update, discuss Village Celebration

By Anthony Engle on July 19 at 9:08am

A Committee of the Whole meeting will be held tonight in the South Jacksonville Village Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Three committees will be referenced during the open session of Read More

Western half of Illinois rainier than East, corn and soybeans steadily progressing

By Anthony Engle on July 17 at 10:54am

The western half of Illinois got more rain than average in the 28th week of the year, while the eastern half of the state was somewhat below par for precipitation. Read More

Congressman LaHood says Trump, administration should hold Putin, Russia “accountable”

By Blake Schnitker on July 17 at 10:22am

A number of Congressman from across the United States are voicing their disapproval of what came out of President Trump’s recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Read More