City Council approves liquor license for Illinois Theater

By Blake Schnitker on April 25 at 7:09am

Jacksonville alderman approved a liquor license for a downtown movie theater at last night’s city council meeting. City Council members passed an ordinance by a vote of six-to-four amending the Read More

District 117 eyeing District-Wide Re-Boundary Process

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 1:04pm

After months of discussions and public meetings, Jacksonville School District 117 is looking at a district-wide re-boundary process. Superintendent Steve Ptacek originally presented the two choices of a limited-impact process Read More

Construction on Morton continues next week

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 7:08am

More construction on Morton Avenue is starting up the first day of May. Crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation completed their patching work over the course of two-to-three days Read More

Liquor ordinance, property rezoning among items for City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 6:55am

A number of Jacksonville alderman will be sworn-in as part of tonight’s City Council meeting. Tonight’s action begins at 6 with a workshop, where council members will discuss the animal Read More

Wells Center officially announces closure

By Blake Schnitker on April 21 at 3:05pm

A local drug abuse treatment facility is announcing that it will officially close the first week of May. In a statement released today, Wells Center Executive Director Bruce Carter announced Read More