Jacksonville Savings Bank and affiliates merge under CNB banner

By Anthony Engle on February 20 at 2:22pm

Jacksonville Savings Bank has officially merged with CNB Bank and Trust. The deal, which has been a major topic of conversation in the Jacksonville and surrounding area, was finalized Tuesday. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Aaron Schock pre-trial appeal, trial set to begin in June

By Anthony Engle on February 20 at 10:16am

It seems Aaron Schock will go to trial for 22 counts of corruption charges. Several national news outlets are reporting that the case for former 18th district congressman Aaron Schock Read More

District 117 to consider new football scoreboard, discuss impact of $15 minimum wage

By Blake Schnitker on February 20 at 5:30am

District 117 board members will discuss the impact of Illinois’ recent $15 dollars an hour minimum wage legislation, as well as the possible purchase of a new football scoreboard at Read More

Behavioral Health Unit and Partial Hospitalization to Close Temporarily at Passavant

By Gary Scott on February 19 at 11:59am

The administration at Jacksonville’s lone hospital has made the difficult decision to close the recently opened behavioral health unit. Passavant Area Hospital CEO Harry Schmidt says this affects only the Read More

GMO Program at Illinois College

By Gary Scott on February 18 at 1:43pm

GMO crops and the impact on society will be the focus of a World Affairs Council of West Central Illinois session Tuesday night on the Illinois College campus. The Council Read More