Jax Public Library holding 2 programs tonight, plan to host Pulitzer Prize winner in Sept.

By Blake Schnitker on August 16 at 12:21pm

Local residents can hear from several scholarly professors tonight at a pair of events being hosted by the Jacksonville Public Library. With summer winding down and local students wrapping up Read More

Congressman LaHood provides update on status of 2018 Farm Bill

By Blake Schnitker on August 16 at 6:49am

Area farmers have been anticipating the passing of the 2018 federal farm bill for several months now as fall harvest quickly approaches. Illinois’ 18th District Congressman Darin LaHood has been Read More

Joint ETSB becomes part of Sourcewell, formerly known as the NJPA

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 9:46pm

Law enforcement can record every second of every call whenever noises or voices can be heard, and local dispatchers just got a lot of digital storage space. The West Central Read More

Mayor Ezard discusses the departure of both Ward 3 aldermen

By Blake Schnitker on August 15 at 12:22pm

Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard says the search is underway for new aldermen in anticipation of two current city council members resigning. It was briefly mentioned during Monday night’s city council Read More

Area Disposal adds citizen recycling roll-off for White Hall

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 11:55am

A couple thousand people in Northern Greene County now have a local and reliable means of recycling. Citizens of White Hall are no longer required to drive long distances away Read More