Open for business: New Kiwanis toy ribbon-cutting held

By Jim McCabe on September 16 at 8:20am


Kids wasted no time having fun on a newly-dedicated playground in Community Park that was officially opened for business Monday night. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the Kiwanis Club Read More

Rodney Davis announces support of the Second Chance Reauthorization Act

By Richard Holton on September 16 at 8:19am


According to a press release, the act is focused on providing resources to state and local governments, as well as community based programs. The goal of the act is to Read More

Wellness fair right around the corner

By Jim McCabe on September 15 at 1:35pm


Officials are preparing for this year’s Be Aware Wellness Fair in Community Park on Saturday. The fair takes place from 10 a-m to 1 p-m. The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Read More

Honor Flight for veterans heading to Washington tomorrow

By Richard Holton on September 15 at 1:28pm


The Land of Lincoln Honor Flight of Springfield will take to the air tomorrow and head for the nation’s capital. The flight is a chartered 737 jet, and will carry Read More

Senator Durbin announces over $11 million in funding for Health Centers

By Richard Holton on September 15 at 1:23pm


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announced over $11-million in funding for community health centers in Illinois last Friday, including for one in Virginia. According to a press release, the funding was Read More