State Rep. Davidsmeyer talks cancellation of House session, progress on Senate Bill 1

By Blake Schnitker on August 23 at 12:11pm

There could be signs of progress for school funding in Illinois despite the cancellation of today’s House session. While the House was scheduled to vote on overriding Governor Rauner’s amendatory Read More

Young Professionals Meet & Greet Recruitment Social

By Blake Schnitker on August 22 at 12:36pm

Members of Jacksonville’s young workforce have the opportunity to meet other young workers at an event this week. The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Meet and Greet Read More

Eclipse-Watching event at Jacksonville Public Library

By Blake Schnitker on August 21 at 12:12pm

For local residents that would like to experience today’s solar eclipse without having to leave town, you can head to the Jacksonville Public Library for a special viewing event. While Read More

District 117 taking safety precautions with today’s solar eclipse

By Blake Schnitker on August 21 at 7:12am

A once-in-a-lifetime celestial event is taking place today, as parts of west central Illinois will experience the first total eclipse of the sun in nearly forty years.. And while many Read More

IC hosting event for anticipated solar eclipse

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 12:06pm

You can experience something truly incredible on Monday as parts of west central Illinois will experience the first total eclipse of the sun since 1979. The American Astronomical Society says Read More

City moving forward with Lake Jacksonville renovations

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 11:51am

With the end of summer drawing near, the City of Jacksonville will be renovating parts of Lake Jacksonville during the off-season. During last Monday night’s workshop session prior to the Read More

Two hurt when ATV collides with vehicle

By Jack Jones on August 19 at 10:27am

A collision between an ATV and a vehicle late Friday afternoon in Jacksonville sent a 15-year old and an 8-year old to the hospital. Jacksonville police say the 15-year old Read More

Local officers save a life using medicine to combat opioid overdoses

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 7:15am

Officers with the Jacksonville Police Department were able to save the life of a local man early yesterday morning. Local authorities received a call at approximately 5 a.m. yesterday from Read More

Toxicology reports on Carrollton man killed in police-shooting show no active drugs

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 6:22am

Toxicology reports of a Carrollton man who died after exchanging gunfire with police two months ago revealed no active drugs in his system. According to Jersey County Coroner Larry Alexander, Read More

Chairpersons chosen for Prairieland United Way’s 2017 campaign

By Blake Schnitker on August 18 at 5:30am

Prairieland United Way is announcing its newest chairpersons for their 2017 campaign. Mary Ferguson and Bev Coats, both of Jacksonville, recently received word that they’ve been chosen by the organization Read More