Medicine Shoppe has new ownership

By Jim McCabe on November 13 at 7:28am


New owners are taking over the Jacksonville Medicine Shoppe. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports city natives Beaux and Carrie Cole will take over ownership of the pharmacy on Monday. Chuck and Read More

Scott Co. business getting federal loan

By Jim McCabe on November 13 at 7:28am

A Winchester business is benefitting from a $2-million federal loan. The Rural Development division of the USDA has announced the selection of 86 utilities and development organizations for loans and Read More

Get Covered Illinois opens health care coverage Saturday

By Ryne Turke on November 12 at 1:04pm

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Personal counselors from Get Covered Illinois will be holding open enrollment sessions in the four-county-area Saturday for the Affordable Healthcare Act. Individuals, families and small businesses in Illinois will be Read More

Mac authors making an appearance on campus

By Ryne Turke on November 12 at 1:03pm


A pair of MacMurray College authors will be presenting selections of work at their Alma mater tomorrow night. Both Justin Hamm and Fred Venturini graduated from MacMurray College in 2002 Read More

Coat drive under way

By Jim McCabe on November 12 at 1:02pm


Our media partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 are teaming up with the the Springfield Urban League to collect coats for kids in the Springfield and Jacksonville Head Start Programs. Read More

Aldermen discuss intersection solicitors

By Jim McCabe on November 12 at 7:28am


Service clubs and other Jacksonville groups that stand at the corner of Main and College for various solicitation efforts could soon be told to get out of the street. Aldermen Read More

IC participating in food drive

By Jim McCabe on November 12 at 7:28am


The Illinois College Student Athletic Advisory Committee is working to help the Jacksonville Area Community Food Center by offering a discount on the price of admission the next three weekends Read More

Veteran’s Day Ceremony held at First Christian Church

By Jim McCabe on November 11 at 1:10pm


Bad weather turned out to be a blessing in disguise for organizers of a Veterans Day ceremony in Jacksonville. Even the acoustics benefited from the ceremony moving from the Korean Read More

Mac making an impact at Jax Food Center

By Ryne Turke on November 11 at 1:09pm


The MacMurray College Student-Athlete Advisory Council made the first of three yearly donations to the Jacksonville Area Community Food Center yesterday. Monday marked the end of the fall sport season Read More

Harvest continues in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on November 11 at 1:06pm


Farmers in West Central Illinois have nearly completed the 2014 harvest. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusener says corn has pulled even with the five-year-average and soybeans are just behind. “For Read More