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,, 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

Monsanto hands out grants to local farmers

By Jim McCabe on February 28 at 12:30pm


Several local farmers and local organizations of their choice are big winners through a Monsanto program. Participants in Morgan, Scott, Greene and Cass Counties were one of hundreds who won Read More

West Central Illinois Friends of NRA prepare for March fundraiser

By Ryne Turke on February 28 at 12:28pm


The West Central Illinois Friends of NRA will be host a fundraising event to promote local and nationwide shooting sports. The fundraising event, in its third year, is projected to Read More