Donations requested for house fire victims

By Jim McCabe on October 20 at 7:07am


Donations are being sought for a Chapin family that’s homeless after a house fire last week. The house at 714 Superior was lived in by Jake Dunmire, his fiancée Kristen Read More

CEC workshop to examines relationship between technology and children’s minds

By Ryne Turke on October 19 at 8:30am

The Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 99 will be holding a workshop on Monday to examine technology and what it does to the minds of children. The Council for Exceptional Read More

Town Brook cleanup scheduled for Saturday

By Jim McCabe on October 18 at 12:30pm


The next Town Brook cleanup is less than a week away. Jacksonville alderwoman Lori Large-Oldenettel indicated at a Special Studies Committee meeting on Wednesday that the next cleanup will be Read More

Church ready for service at new location in downtown Jax

By Jim McCabe on October 18 at 12:28pm

Salem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville is celebrating its new home tomorrow. Worshipers will hold a dedication ceremony at the new sanctuary near the corner of South East and College, which Read More

St. Louis Rivermen to perform at IC

By Ryne Turke on October 18 at 12:27pm


The St. Louis Rivermen are set to kick off the Illinois College Fine Arts Series tonight with a jazz performance at Rammelkamp Chapel. For over 30 years, the St. Louis Read More

“Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights” up for vote on Nov. 4 Ballot

By Ryne Turke on October 18 at 8:48am


“The Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights” known as “Marsy’s Law” will be a proposed constitutional amendment on the statewide Illinois ballot on November 4. “Marsy’s Law” focuses on three topics: Read More

Buster Sanitation to hold Morgan County Cleanup Day

By Ryne Turke on October 17 at 12:30pm


Customers of Buster Sanitation will have the opportunity to get rid of unwanted trash and waste tomorrow during the Morgan County Cleanup Day. Participants will be allowed to deposit one Read More

Ebola not impacting local blood donations

By Ryne Turke on October 17 at 12:30pm


The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is trying to ease the state’s worries about the Ebola virus. Tara Matheson, donor relations manager at the blood center in Springfield, says you Read More

Mac’s Koffel art work displayed at Peoria Art Guild

By Ryne Turke on October 17 at 12:29pm

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The associate professor of art at MacMurray College has three pieces of artwork on display at the Peoria Art Guild. Khara Koffel will feature sculptural installation pieces for the exhibit, Read More

Mac students working to fight world hunger

By Ryne Turke on October 17 at 7:29am


Students at MacMurray College brought awareness towards World Hunger Day yesterday by chalking the sidewalks of the campus. This is the third consecutive year MacMurray has partnered with the Central Read More