JACVB teaming up to host session on virtual tours application

By Jack Jones on July 8 at 12:10pm

New technology might be able to help Jacksonville area businesses attract more customers. Google is expanding the use of its Google Street View application, which shows buildings and businesses from Read More

Goodwill hosting job fair

By Jack Jones on July 8 at 11:56am

Jacksonville’s Goodwill continues to grow, and with that growth comes the need for more help. Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries is hosting a job fair Thursday, July 13 at the Read More

Central IL Community Blood Center Drive July 21st at The Police Department in Jacksonville

By Jack Jones on July 7 at 12:47pm

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community or help those in need but aren’t sure how, a blood drive is always a good cause. On Read More

Winchester native earns rank of Deputy Commanding General in U.S. Army

By Blake Schnitker on July 7 at 12:44pm

A Scott County native is being decorated as a prestigious rank within the US Army today. Tim Lawson, a native of Winchester, is being recognized at a ceremony today for Read More

Rep. Davidsmeyer discusses “no” vote to override veto, why his vote changed from Sunday

By Blake Schnitker on July 7 at 6:07am

Illinois finally passed a budget. But the vote yesterday to override Governor Rauner’s veto was a tight one, with 71 yes votes to 43 nos. One of those No votes Read More

Illinois Passes A Budget

By Blake Schnitker on July 6 at 5:26pm

The wait is finally over…Illinois has passed a state budget for the first time in over two years. After Governor Bruce Rauner earlier this week vetoed a legislation package that Read More

City putting finishing touches on South Clay project

By Blake Schnitker on July 6 at 12:22pm

Local residents may have noticed some construction taking place on the campus of MacMurray College. The City of Jacksonville, with help from Hutchison Engineering, is finalizing a streets and sidewalks Read More

Illinois’ credit rating under review by Moody’s, could be downgraded to “junk” status

By Blake Schnitker on July 6 at 8:02am

Illinois’ credit rating could get downgraded to “junk” status even if the General Assembly overrides Governor Rauner’s veto and passes a state budget. Moody’s Investors Service issued a statement, saying Read More

UPDATE: Illinois House postpones veto override vote on budget

By Blake Schnitker on July 5 at 10:48am

Illinois has been without a state budget since 2015, and the wait goes on after no action was taken by the House at today’s session. Members of the Illinois House Read More

Illinois House scheduled to vote on budget plan, could override Rauner’s veto

By Blake Schnitker on July 5 at 10:41am

Illinois lawmakers are a House vote away from ending a two-and-a-half years state budget impasse. While the rest of the state was lighting off fireworks in celebration of Independence Day, Read More