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

New Report Details Problems With DHS

By Zac Coffman on January 4 at 10:08am

A new report is detailing problems with the Department of Human services that occurred during former Governor Pat Quinn’s administration, regarding the closure of an institution for disabled adults in Read More

New Year’s Eve Joke Show A Hit

By Zac Coffman on January 3 at 11:00am

The Playhouse on the Square in downtown Jacksonville rang in the new year with laughter. The New Years Eve Joke Show made it’s inaugural run last year and Director Ken Read More

Jacksonville’s Coop Receives Award

By Zac Coffman on December 31 at 9:47am

A Jacksonville man was recognized by the military for his outstanding service. Major Douglas Coop was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal at a ceremony in Springfield on December 20th, for Read More

Passavant Area Hospital Hosts Blood Drives

By Zac Coffman on December 31 at 7:19am

Passavant Area Hospital along with Central Illinois Community Blood Center, is hosting a blood drive on Monday. From 11 am until 6 pm you are being asked to come give Read More

Jacksonville’s New Year’s Day Celebration just days away

By Blake Schnitker on December 30 at 1:17pm

A unique, fun-filled Jacksonville tradition is just a few days away. While the rest of the country welcomes the New Year on December 31st with champagne bottles and crystal ball Read More

Jacksonville Fire Fighters Get Free Lunch

By Zac Coffman on December 30 at 8:58am

The Jacksonville Fire Department got to experience something extremely rare yesterday; a free lunch. The JFD and some city officials were treated to pulled pork, baked beans, and cheesy potatoes Read More

New Years Eve Joke Show Sold Out

By Zac Coffman on December 30 at 8:28am

The Playhouse on the Square in downtown Jacksonville will be ringing in the new year with laughter. The New Years Eve Joke Show made it’s inaugural run last year and Read More