Bob Freesen YMCA now offering crossfit classes

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 11:05am


A new facility at the Bob Freesen YMCA in Jacksonville is offering members a chance to participate in a competitive fitness workout that is sweeping across the nation. The Redbird Read More

Nationally known priest and activist to visit Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 11:01am


A nationally known priest and activist is scheduled to make an appearance at Illinois College next month. Father Roy Burgeois will speak at Rammelkamp Chapel on September 17. His speech Read More

Managing Diabetes: topic for upcoming JACIL workshop

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 11:00am


The Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living will be holding a workshop this week to offer people who have diabetes an opportunity to learn new techniques in managing diabetes. The Read More

Ezard, McCann, Davidsmeyer take Ice Bucket Challenge

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 9:45pm


  On a hot Friday afternoon at the Jacksonville Municipal Building, three West Central Illinois politicians endured cold temperatures- for a few seconds- for a good cause. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Read More

Farm Safety Awareness Day takes place tomorrow

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 1:02pm


Farm Safety Awareness Day is coming to the Morgan County Fairgrounds tomorrow to give West Central Illinoisans some tips and information on farm safety on and off the road. Steve Read More