Lynnville Christian Church starting $100k construction project in October

By Ryne Turke on October 4 at 7:22am


Lynnville Christian Church has announced that construction plans for a new sanctuary and fellowship hall will start next month. Pastor Frank Hungerford says the process of building a new church Read More

Rep. Davis helps religious freedom act pass House

By Ryne Turke on October 3 at 9:14am


Representative Rodney Davis has announced that his bill to protect religious freedom has passed the House with unanimous support. Davis spoke in support of the Equitable Access to Care and Read More

Nearly inch and a half of rain measured in Jax in September

By Jim McCabe on October 3 at 9:14am

If you were a farmer who wanted dry conditions for September harvesting, you mostly got it this past month in Jacksonville. The WLDS-WEAI recording station recorded 1.45 inches of rain Read More

Lake Jax releases info on trout fishing and hunting spots

By Ryne Turke on October 3 at 9:13am


The Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Department is informing the public of several important dates for local hunters and fishermen. Lake Jacksonville deer and duck site holders can officially pay for Read More

South Jacksonville gazebo project receives good news

By Ryne Turke on October 3 at 6:03am

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South Jacksonville trustees appointed a pair of individuals to positions in the village during Thursday’s monthly meeting. In unanimous fashion, trustees approved Samantha Riley as the part-time payable/receivables clerk. Riley Read More

IC holding Greek Weekend of Service

By Ryne Turke on October 3 at 6:03am


Illinois College’s Greek Literary Societies are volunteering their time at multiple Morgan County service projects this weekend. On Saturday morning, students will assist with a Brown Bag Lunch Program at Read More

Springfield ministry holding fundraiser for women in crisis

By Ryne Turke on October 2 at 11:48am


A Springfield ministry catering to homeless pregnant women is extending its arms to West Central Illinois during a special event this weekend. Beerlahai Roi Women’s Ministries will be holding its Read More

LLCC offering High School Equivalency class

By Ryne Turke on October 2 at 11:47am


Lincoln Land Community College is offering education classes to prepare individuals for the High School Equivalency certificate. The classes, being held in Jacksonville and Beardstown, are run through the college’s Read More

Illinois Chamber President pushing for business growth in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on October 2 at 5:46am


The President of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says it is “now or never” for the state to make changes to the job market. Todd Maisch came to Jacksonville on Read More

Mac grad featured as honorary artist for homecoming

By Ryne Turke on October 2 at 5:45am

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A MacMurray College graduate has been selected as the featured artist as homecoming approaches next weekend. Mary Lou Hicks will hold the one-person show at the Applebee Gallery next Friday. Read More