Major construction taking place at Waverly Elementary

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 5:42am

Waverly Elementary School will undergo several major construction projects while students are out of class during the summer. The revenue for the projects comes from the sales tax referendum and Read More

Roodhouse man wins big on lottery ticket

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 5:41am


A Greene County man’s instant lottery ticket will be earning him more than one-million-dollars over the next 20 years. Steven Blackketter of Roodhouse turned in his winning lottery ticket Thursday Read More

Stevens School of Dance and Gymnastics Presents Dance Explosion

By Ryne Turke on May 22 at 2:08pm

Stevens School of Dance and Gymnastics will showcase their dance, gymnastics, and competitive cheerleading teams, at their 41st Dance recital in Jacksonville’s High School Auditorium this weekend. Dance choreographer Calla Read More

Mediacom eliminating 10 channels from analog reception

By Ryne Turke on May 22 at 2:07pm


Mediacom customers of West Central Illinois will see the first effects of the company’s digital upgrade next week. Analog reception will be eliminated for a group of 10 popular television Read More

Davidsmeyer busy on House floor

By Ryne Turke on May 22 at 2:07pm


Jacksonville State Representative CD Davidsmeyer had a busy role in the General Assembly this past week. Davidsmeyer passed legislation out of committee this week that would give Illinois Schools for Read More