Mayor Hosts Unity Breakfast

By Zac Coffman on January 17 at 7:42am

The Mayor’s annual Unity breakfast was yesterday. Held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the unity breakfast was at Hamilton’s, at 110 North East Street.       Read More

The Y To Host Winter Soiree

By Zac Coffman on January 17 at 7:39am

The Bob Freesen YMCA will be holding the annual Winter Soiree next month. The Winter Soiree is the single largest fundraiser for the Ymca and helps to support the Y’s Read More

Weekend cancellations

By Gary Scott on January 14 at 12:45pm

First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville is cancelling Sunday school, church service and youth group this weekend. The Elks Hoop Shoot has been re- set for Monday at 6:30 at the Read More

Prairieland United Way Still Asking You To “Chip In”

By Zac Coffman on January 14 at 12:21pm

Prairieland United Way is still asking the community to “Chip In”. This years Prairieland United Way campaign is being chaired by the Chipman family of Jacksonville. The local United Way Read More

Sheriff Duvendack gives Safety Tips for Potential Ice Storm

By Blake Schnitker on January 13 at 12:11pm

As West Central Illinois braces for a potential ice storm, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind this weekend. While most of the precipitation has stayed south Read More

Rauner to Tour Illinois Schools

By Zac Coffman on January 13 at 9:14am

Governor Bruce Rauner is announcing plans to do a “Learning Tour” of schools throughout the state, to highlight the hard work and creativity of teachers and students. Rauner plans to Read More

State of the Village, City and County Address

By Blake Schnitker on January 11 at 8:51pm

The annual State of the Village, City and County Address took place last night in South Jacksonville’s Village Hall Board Room. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard, South Jacksonville Interim Mayor Steve Read More

Davidsmeyer shares thoughts on Illinois’ Continued Budget Woes

By Blake Schnitker on January 11 at 1:07pm

There’s been yet another holdup in the state budget plan. The latest delay indicates the earliest the state could see a new budget plan is February after the Illinois Senate Read More

CNB Bank & Trust Offering Scholarships to High School Seniors

By Blake Schnitker on January 11 at 9:33am

An area bank is offering scholarship opportunities to local high school students. CNB Bank & Trust is announcing their partnership with Community Bankers Association of Illinois for the scholarship program. Read More

Three Arrested In Connection To Robbery

By Zac Coffman on January 9 at 1:54pm

The Jacksonville Police Department Investigative Division made three arrests on Saturday in relation to a robbery that was reported on New Years Day.               Read More