2014 edition of Jax Oktoberfest just days away

By Jim McCabe on October 1 at 1:32pm


Officials with the Jacksonville Rotary Club hope they’ll be able to say “Wilkommen” to more people than ever at this year’s Oktoberfest celebration. The fourth annual event it taking place Read More

Mac to hold “Part-time and Holiday Career Fair”

By Ryne Turke on October 1 at 1:11pm


The event, which is being sponsored by MacMurray’s Career Services Office, reaches out to business and agency recruiters. Those who have positions open or expect to have positions available in Read More

Mac professor publishes encyclopedia entry

By Ryne Turke on October 1 at 1:10pm


A history professor at MacMurray College has published two entries into the Encyclopedia of Populism in America: A Historical Encyclopedia. Chris Strangeman, who began teaching history at MacMurray in the Read More

Evelyn Sanguinetti, Rauner’s running mate, makes local stop

By Jim McCabe on October 1 at 7:45am


The Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor stopped in Jacksonville last night. Evelyn Sanguinetti, who is running on the ticket with gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner, was at Hamilton’s for a meet-and-greet. Read More

South Jax mayor talks about code enforcement officer resignation

By Jim McCabe on October 1 at 7:45am


South Jacksonville’s mayor made his first public comments about the recent resignation of the village’s building inspector Monday night. Dick Samples, the former village trustee who was hired as a Read More