Health Department Official reminds that flu season is far from over

By Blake Schnitker on January 22 at 12:26pm

While west central Illinois saw some warmer weather this weekend, that certainly doesn’t mean flu season has gone away. Health departments throughout the state and much of the country are Read More

City Council to discuss 2018 Appropriations Budget at tonight’s meeting

By Blake Schnitker on January 22 at 7:24am

The city’s 2018 Appropriations Budget and liquor ordinance highlight tonight’s Jacksonville city council meeting. A Finance Committee meeting will kick the night off at 5:15 to discuss the aforementioned 2018 Read More

Superintendent Ptacek discusses ISBE’s approval of FY 2019 budget request

By Blake Schnitker on January 22 at 6:19am

The Illinois State Board of Education approved a budget request for public education funding for the fiscal year 2019 earlier this week. According to a press release, the ISBE recommended Read More

The 7th Annual AMVETS Wing Ding is taking place this weekend

By Jack Jones on January 20 at 1:17pm

This weekend, a local veterans organization will give you a chance to heat up your weekend while helping to raise funds. The Jacksonville Sons of the AMVETS will be hosting Read More

Blood Banks Can Use Your Help

By Blake Schnitker on January 19 at 3:26pm

If you’ve ever dreamt about being a hero and saving lives, now is the time and chance to do just that.   Blood banks all over the country are in Read More