Wellness fair right around the corner

By Jim McCabe on September 15 at 1:35pm


Officials are preparing for this year’s Be Aware Wellness Fair in Community Park on Saturday. The fair takes place from 10 a-m to 1 p-m. The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Read More

Honor Flight for veterans heading to Washington tomorrow

By Richard Holton on September 15 at 1:28pm


The Land of Lincoln Honor Flight of Springfield will take to the air tomorrow and head for the nation’s capital. The flight is a chartered 737 jet, and will carry Read More

Senator Durbin announces over $11 million in funding for Health Centers

By Richard Holton on September 15 at 1:23pm


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announced over $11-million in funding for community health centers in Illinois last Friday, including for one in Virginia. According to a press release, the funding was Read More

Registrations open for P.E. workshop at MacMurray

By Ryne Turke on September 15 at 7:45am

The Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will be hosting an educator workshop on the state goals and standards for P.E. instruction this month at MacMurray College. Read More

Company will provide pedestrian bridge cost analysis study for free

By Jim McCabe on September 14 at 8:05am


A Jacksonville alderwoman says there’s an engineering firm interested in doing pro bono work for a cost analysis study for a pedestrian bridge on the west side of Lake Jacksonville. Read More