Jacksonville Main Street to host Murder Mystery Dinner

By Blake Schnitker on January 7 at 10:25am

A fun evening of food and a murder mystery will take place next weekend at MacMurray College. Jacksonville Main Street is announcing their murder mystery dinner, “Cheese-Murder in Paradise” has Read More

MacMurray’s New Provost talks about her position

By Blake Schnitker on January 7 at 10:23am

One local Jacksonville college is getting a new provost next month. Earlier this week, it was reported that MacMurray College has selected Beverly Rodgers as their new Provost, who is Read More

Fitness World Seeing Positive Results from New Complex

By Blake Schnitker on January 7 at 10:20am

Local residents are flocking to various gyms attempting to keep up with their New Year’s Resolutions. Fortunately for Fitness World Health Club, they’ve officially opened the doors of their brand Read More

South Jacksonville Approves Separation of IT Services

By Zac Coffman on January 6 at 1:11pm

The South Jacksonville Board of Trustees approved the separation of the Village Hall’s computer IT services from that of the South Jacksonville Police Department. While the computer systems have always Read More

Morgan County Health Department Talks Flu

By Zac Coffman on January 6 at 1:05pm

Winter is traditionally Flu season and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and Read More

Davidsmeyer and Dabrowski Discuss Power of Illinois’ House Speaker

By Blake Schnitker on January 6 at 1:05pm

Do Illinois’ legislative rules allow the Speaker of the House more ruling capacity than nearly all other 49 states? A new report from the non-partisan Illinois Policy Institute indicates that Read More

Local Residents get First Look at New Middle School

By Blake Schnitker on January 5 at 7:36pm

Dozens of people got their first look at what will soon be the brand new Jacksonville Middle School last night. With students recently returning from Winter Break, Jacksonville School District Read More

Levitt AMP Concert Series Returning to Jacksonville this Summer

By Blake Schnitker on January 5 at 7:30pm

The highly-popular Levitt AMP Concert Series is returning to Jacksonville this summer for a second straight year. It was announced yesterday that Jacksonville was among one of the fifteen cities Read More

Open House at Jacksonville Middle School Tonight

By Blake Schnitker on January 5 at 10:48am

Seventh and eighth grade District 117 students are now officially utilizing parts of their brand new middle school. According to Superintendent Steve Ptacek, the students began using the new classes Read More

Passavant Welcomes First Baby of 2017

By Zac Coffman on January 5 at 9:09am

Passavant Area Hospital welcomed it first newborn for 2017 on Tuesday. Emma Marie DuBois was born to Elisa Powell and Jeremy Dubois of Roodhouse on Tuesday at 5:56 pm. Baby Read More