District 117 forms committee for district-wide re-boundary process

By Blake Schnitker on April 27 at 7:23am

A committee has been formed for a local district-wide re-boundary process. Jacksonville School District 117 Board members and Superintendent Steve Ptacek discussed forming a committee for this re-boundary process as Read More

Sports Postponed Events and Cancellations

By Dawn Johnson on April 26 at 1:30pm

Routt baseball and softball games scheduled for today, April 26, are cancelled.   Update on Jacksonville Athletics, April 26 Girls (V/JV) softball: The Lincoln vs. Jacksonville (Varsity and JV) softball Read More

Representative Davidsmeyer talks abortion bill, school funding, budget woes

By Blake Schnitker on April 26 at 12:01pm

Illinois’ budget crisis remains to be a broken-record story as it’s now been two years since the state last had a balanced budget. But there are other headlines emerging from Read More

District 117 holds Special Meeting on District-Wide Re-Boundary Process

By Blake Schnitker on April 26 at 6:07am

Goals and objectives for a district-wide re-boundary process will be set by District 117 board members at tonight’s special meeting. Board members of Jacksonville School District 117, along with Superintendent Read More

Special Conference set for Friday regarding Murder Trial

By Blake Schnitker on April 26 at 5:31am

The judge in the murder case involving Robert Gill will decide Friday whether the trial will begin in late May or face further delays. The 63-year old Gill is accused Read More