Artwork from Mac professor to be featured at St. Louis Exhibition

By Ryne Turke on October 6 at 6:01am

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A MacMurray College professor is showcasing her art at the 31st annual St. Louis Art Exhibition. Khara Koffel and 41 other artists were selected for the exhibit. The competitive show Read More

Bluffs man allegedly shoots dog, arrested for animal cruelty

By Ryne Turke on October 5 at 11:43am


A Bluffs man spent the weekend behind bars after he shot and killed a neighboring dog. Officer Brandon Early of the Bluffs Police Department was the arresting officer and says Read More

MCS Community Services opens Energy Assistance Program

By Ryne Turke on October 5 at 11:39am


MCS Community Services has opened the 2016 Energy Assistance Program for residents in Morgan, Cass and Scott County. Applications for individuals 60 years or older or households with a disabled Read More

Worrell earns award for farmland real estate dedication

By Ryne Turke on October 5 at 6:05am


The owner of Jacksonville-based Worrell Land Services has been named the 2015 Illinois Farm & Land Broker of the Year. The honor was presented to Allan Worrell by the Illinois Read More

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