Unemployment back down to pre-recession levels locally

By Jim McCabe on February 1 at 8:45am


Over-the-year numbers improved across the board for unemployment in the four-county area of Morgan, Scott, Cass and Greene Counties in December 2014. In Cass County, the rate fell to 6.7 Read More

Jacksonville ice skating new target of JPD, city Aldermen

By Jim McCabe on January 31 at 12:35pm

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Some Jacksonville residents are hoping the five-0 won’t prevent them from skating figure-8s in the future. It’s a police call that got the attention of Jacksonville aldermen and was brought Read More

Trimble earns Weikert Memorial Scholarship

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 12:32pm

A Jacksonville High School senior has been awarded the Staff Sergeant Matthew Weikert Memorial Scholarship. Kolten Trimble is the second recipient of the annual $1,000 scholarship, established by the Jacksonville Read More

Springfield Clinic making wishes come true for regional patients

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 12:31pm


Springfield Clinic’s commitment to community support will continue in 2015 through a new giving program. Through donations from the public, the Springfield Clinic Gives fundraiser will lend a helping hand Read More

Educational opportunities highlighted during School Choice Week

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 8:50am


School leaders from the Jacksonville area are emphasizing the educational opportunities available during School Choice Week. The yearly event shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children in Read More