Fiber Internet service in Jacksonville discussed

By Jim McCabe on November 26 at 12:24pm


The head of a local electric co-op hopes Jacksonville aldermen will consider a big project to make fiber Internet service available locally. Illinois Rural Electric Co-op General Manager Bruce Giffin Read More

Head Start Program collects over 800 coat donations

By Ryne Turke on November 26 at 12:22pm


In the spirit of giving, the West Central Illinois community has donated over 800 coats to keep kids warm this winter. Over the past month, new or gently used coats Read More

Mac student wins internship position

By Ryne Turke on November 26 at 12:13pm


A student at MacMurray College has been selected as a Child Life Intern at Springfield’s St. John’s Children’s Hospital. Brooke Lovekamp, a senior in Mac’s Social Work Program, was picked Read More

Madigan reminds online shoppers to be aware of identy theft

By Ryne Turke on November 26 at 7:24am


Besides working through crowds while you’re doing your holiday shopping, there’s something else you should be worried about: identity theft. Abe Scarr, director of the Illinois Public Interest Research Group, Read More

Colleges get hefty donation towards scholarship program

By Ryne Turke on November 26 at 7:23am


Jacksonville’s three colleges have received a major gift that will give students in Greene, Morgan or Scott County a chance to attend college. The donation from the estate of Howard Read More