District 117 eyeing District-Wide Re-Boundary Process

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 1:04pm

After months of discussions and public meetings, Jacksonville School District 117 is looking at a district-wide re-boundary process. Superintendent Steve Ptacek originally presented the two choices of a limited-impact process Read More

Construction on Morton continues next week

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 7:08am

More construction on Morton Avenue is starting up the first day of May. Crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation completed their patching work over the course of two-to-three days Read More

Liquor ordinance, property rezoning among items for City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 6:55am

A number of Jacksonville alderman will be sworn-in as part of tonight’s City Council meeting. Tonight’s action begins at 6 with a workshop, where council members will discuss the animal Read More

Wells Center officially announces closure

By Blake Schnitker on April 21 at 3:05pm

A local drug abuse treatment facility is announcing that it will officially close the first week of May. In a statement released today, Wells Center Executive Director Bruce Carter announced Read More

Sports Postponement

By Dawn Johnson on April 21 at 2:49pm

*Update on Jacksonville Athletics 4/22* Boys (Varsity) Baseball: The Jacksonville vs. Triopia (Varsity)  baseball contest at St. Louis, Busch Stadium scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, April 22 has been postponed.