Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Meeting Tonight

By Zac Coffman on January 19 at 10:50am

The annual meeting of the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce is tonight at Hamilton’s. Each year the chamber meets to celebrate the past years accomplishments and to look forward to Read More

Ptacek Delivers Survey Results

By Zac Coffman on January 18 at 9:59pm

District 117 Superintendent Steve Ptacek presented the results of the school boundary surveys to the board of education last night. 220 surveys, gauging the communities thoughts on where to draw Read More

Turner Holds Ceremony for Brand New Gym

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 5:41pm

Starting off a busy night for Jacksonville School District 117 was a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new gym at Turner Junior High. Superintendent Steve Ptacek was joined by members of Read More

Jacksonville Firefighters Perform Training on Abandoned House

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 1:04pm

The Jacksonville Fire Department conducted search-and-rescue training scenarios yesterday afternoon on East College Avenue. Many area residents witnessed what appeared to be a house fire near the Casey’s gas station Read More

Schock Trial Delayed

By Zac Coffman on January 18 at 11:31am

The trial for former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has been delayed until this summer. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins has set the date for July 11th. Schock is facing federal charges Read More