Washington explores new leadership program for students and faculty

By Ryne Turke on August 29 at 6:48am

Washington School

A local elementary school is adopting a new outlook on leadership, and the results are showing. Faculty members at Washington Elementary attended a three-day course over the summer where they Read More

Local unemployment rates reach lowest figure in over a decade

By Blake Schnitker on August 29 at 6:43am


Unemployment rates in West Central Illinois are among some of the lowest in the state. According to a recent report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Morgan County’s unemployment Read More

U.S. Corridor 67 updates for Beardstown, Greene County

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 12:53pm


Part two of our coverage from the annual Corridor 67 meeting on Friday focuses on a pair of projects taking place in West Central Illinois. Among the 280 combined miles Read More

Corridor 67 averaging five miles of construction a year

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 12:51pm


Mayors, Congressmen, State Representatives and plenty of contractors were in Jacksonville on Friday to go over the latest updates and plans for U.S. Corridor 67. Corridor 67 extends nearly 220 Read More

Concert in the Cornfield welcomes some of Country music’s biggest names

By Blake Schnitker on August 26 at 1:08pm

Concert in Cornfield

Some of Country music’s biggest stars are will take the stage in South Jacksonville this weekend. The 7th annual Concert in the Cornfield takes place this Saturday. Event CO-Chair Kevin Read More