Local tourism officials fixing up Lincoln exhibits, offering glimpse at old Jax post office this week

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 1:01pm


It’s expected to be a busy week this week for tourism officials in Jacksonville as they celebrate the third annual National Travel and Tourism Week. The Jacksonville Area Convention and Read More

Chamber of Commerce doing Springfield “Drive-In” tomorrow

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 1:01pm

Members of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce are preparing for an annual pilgrimage to the state capitol tomorrow. A carpool will depart for the Springfield Drive-In, as it’s called. Chamber Read More

Jacksonville Main Street still in running for $25K grant

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 10:19am


Jacksonville Main Street is a quarterfinalist in a national contest to win a $25,000 grant. The non-profit is in the Independent We Stand “America’s Main Streets” contest. Jacksonville Main Street Read More

Davis pushing for disaster assistance from FEMA

By Ryne Turke on May 2 at 7:27am


U.S. Representative Rodney Davis has requested a meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency after the denial of Illinois’ appeal for disaster assistance. Morgan and Scott Counties were just a Read More

Jacksonville’s sixth Downtown Celebration coming up soon

By Jim McCabe on May 1 at 8:47am


We’re less than two weeks away from the sixth edition of the Jacksonville Downtown Celebration. It’s happening this year on May 14th. Jacksonville Main Street’s Kristen Jenkins came on “What’s Read More