New Slate of Aldermen to Be Sworn In Tonight

By Benjamin Cox on April 22 at 11:14am

The Jacksonville City Council will swear in new members and hear about a summer lunch program drive for children at their meeting this evening. New members Brandon Adams in Ward Read More

Final Bradbury Play To Be Performed This Weekend

By Benjamin Cox on April 22 at 11:06am

West Central Illinois residents will get their first chance to see the final work of a local theater icon this coming weekend. Branson Bound, the final play written by Ken Read More

Passavant’s Collins Receives Fellow Designation

By Benjamin Cox on April 22 at 10:53am

A leader of the Healthy Jacksonville Initiative was recently recognized by fellow leaders in her field. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition Read More

ISD teacher being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct identified

By Anthony Engle on April 22 at 10:23am

The Illinois School for the Deaf teacher being investigated by police for alleged sexual contact with one or more students of the state-operated school is a graduate of the institution Read More

Teacher Minimum Wage Increase Brings Concern And Questions From Local Lawmakers

By Benjamin Cox on April 22 at 6:58am

Illinois state lawmakers are once again trying to increase the teacher’s minimum wage to $40,000 per year. A local state representative and superintendent offer their thoughts on the idea of Read More