Passavant earns recognition for patient care

By Ryne Turke on December 20 at 11:11am

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Passavant Area Hospital is being recognized for reducing the amount of patient harm and re-admissions. As part of the national Partnership for Patients campaign, the Illinois Hospital Association has partnered Read More

IC tutoring program making an impact on community

By Ryne Turke on December 20 at 11:09am

An Illinois College program is allowing students to help better the lives of non-English speaking members in the community. Due to outstanding community service, Illinois College was recently named to Read More

Safety advice for throwing a party

By Ryne Turke on December 20 at 11:06am

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People throwing or attending a party over the holiday weekend are being reminded to have a safe plan in place. The Illinois Department of Insurance is offering a few tips Read More

Jacksonville Post Office receiving an increase of package deliveries

By Ryne Turke on December 20 at 8:40am

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Time is running out for people to ship their presents in time for Christmas Day. Robin Burtle has been the postmaster at the Jacksonville Post Office since May of this Read More

Schock talks about Able Act

By Jim McCabe on December 20 at 8:39am

Congressman Aaron Schock stopped by the capital city Thursday to talk about legislation he says will help people with disabilities. The Able Act just passed both chambers of Congress. It Read More

Accident in Alexander sends one to hospital

By Ryne Turke on December 19 at 1:11pm

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A two vehicle accident in Alexander this morning sent one person to the hospital. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, 38-year-old Philip Hayes of Springfield and 44 year old Read More

Schock dislikes idea of America getting friendly with Cuba again

By Jim McCabe on December 19 at 1:08pm

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Jacksonville’s U.S. Congressman says “not so fast” when it comes to re-opening diplomatic relations between America and Cuba. President Obama announced the initiative to do just that earlier this week, Read More

District 117 board member applications being accepted

By Ryne Turke on December 19 at 1:07pm

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There’s only a couple days left to turn in an application to run for a spot on the District 117 school board. Morgan County Clerk Jill Waggener says only one Read More

Jax woman allegedly kicks officer in face during arrest

By Jim McCabe on December 19 at 7:24am

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Two Jacksonville residents are in custody after an overnight incident that saw two officers kicked while trying to make an arrest. Thirty-two-year-old Greg Smith of the 200 block of West Read More

Fire destroys house in Alsey

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 6:57pm

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A couple that has lived in an Alsey home for decades will have to find a new place to live after fire tore their house apart this afternoon. The blaze Read More