Ferris wheel seats coming to Downtown Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on March 2 at 1:15pm


Jacksonville Main Street is planning to bring part of a historic Jacksonville business to the Downtown Square. After originating in Roodhouse, the Eli Bridge Co. moved to Jacksonville in 1919. Read More

Morgan County Sheriff announces college scholarship

By Ryne Turke on March 2 at 1:14pm


The Illinois Sheriff’s Association is giving away over $53,000 in college scholarships and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department is getting in on the action. Morgan County Sheriff Randy Duvendack will Read More

Girl Scouts begin Operation Cookie Share

By Ryne Turke on March 2 at 7:23am


Girl Scouts of Central Illinois is aiding US troops through the Operation Cookie Share program. Founded in 2010, Operation Cookie Share is an effort held in conjunction with the local Read More

IC alumnus showcases first feature film at Illinois Theatre

By Ryne Turke on March 1 at 7:50am


An Illinois College alumnus is set to showcase a special screening this weekend for his first feature film. Leonard Brink, class of 1966, is a co-writer, producer and executive producer Read More

Officials working on developing new website for City of Jacksonville.

By Jim McCabe on February 28 at 12:31pm


The current site, jacksonvilleil.com, is almost ten years old since it was launched, and while Mayor Andy Ezard says there’s no issue with plugging in new information, he says the Read More