Davidsmeyer named Assistant Republican Leader in Illinois House

By Blake Schnitker on January 16 at 4:28pm

A local State Representative has been named to the House Republican Leadership team in the 101st General Assembly. It was announced Wednesday that Jacksonville-based State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, of Illinois’ Read More

Schools reopen Wednesday as more winter storms in forecast

By Anthony Engle on January 16 at 10:08am

School is back in session for District 117 Wednesday after a snowstorm blanketed Jacksonville and left students without time in class for two days. The Jacksonville School District 117 Board Read More

JHS Bowl accessibility, 25 changes to Board policy on tap for tonight

By Anthony Engle on January 16 at 6:09am

The Jacksonville School District 117 Board of Education will meet this evening, being their second meeting in as many nights. The Board of Education met for an emergency meeting yesterday Read More

Ice adds to dangerous roads, possibly more snow to come

By Blake Schnitker on January 15 at 3:54pm

Overnight ice added to the treacherous road conditions being experienced in west central Illinois following a historic weekend snowfall. After more than a foot of snow falling on the Jacksonville Read More

New agribusiness program more popular than expected

By Anthony Engle on January 15 at 2:36pm

The new Illinois College agribusiness program is more popular than originally expected According to enrollment data, more than five times the expected number of students in the IC student body Read More