American Hauntings hosts 4th summer festival at Eldred House

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 11:57am


American Hauntings is holding the fourth annual Festival of Haunts this weekend at the James Eldred House. The free event, located west of Carrollton and south of Winchester, invites the Read More

Revolving loan fund update given

By Jim McCabe on August 28 at 11:56am

Jacksonville Treasurer Ron Smiljanich gave an update on the city’s Revolving Loan Fund this week. While everybody currently on the fund appears to be in good shape, Smiljanich also talked Read More

Mac volleyball benefiting cystic fibrosis tonight

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 11:54am


Tonight’s MacMurray College volleyball scrimmage against Augustana College will be raising money to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event is scheduled to kick off with a junior varsity match Read More

Mascot for hire business opens in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 9:07am


A Jacksonville man running a mascot for hire operation is reaching out to local businesses, organizations and event planners in the area. Jeff Miller started the one-man business six months Read More

A party 100 years in the making at Strawn gallery tomorrow

By Jim McCabe on August 28 at 9:05am


An annual lawn party and auction is an extra-special occasion this year for officials at the Strawn Art Gallery. “Celebrate 100” is the theme for this year’s party and auction, Read More