This year’s Downtown Celebration has plenty that’s new

By Jim McCabe on May 29 at 1:33pm


Organizers of this year’s Downtown Celebration say there’s been more tweaking of the program from year to year than any other time in the event’s history. New items on this Read More

Traffic notes for Passavant race

By Jim McCabe on May 29 at 1:10pm


Here’s a reminder that in addition to the Downtown Celebration, the 2015 Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K is tomorrow. The courses are new this year and necessitate one temporary road closure. Read More

LLCC hires new director for Jacksonville campus

By Jim McCabe on May 29 at 1:09pm


Lincoln Land Community College’s Jacksonville campus has a new director. Keri Mason of Jacksonville will serve in the new role. She has served as assistant director at the Jacksonville campus Read More

Greene County arrests made in another alleged Roodhouse meth lab

By Jim McCabe on May 29 at 10:15am

Two people are facing possible charges after allegedly being involved with an active meth lab operation in Roodhouse. According to reports from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Brian Crum Read More

JHS graduation set for Friday at The Bowl

By Ryne Turke on May 29 at 8:26am


Graduation ceremonies for the Jacksonville High School Class of 2015 will take place at The Bowl tonight. JHS Principal Mike McGiles says around 220 graduates will be receiving diplomas, a Read More