Hohmann family makes donation to Passavant

By Ryne Turke on February 8 at 12:33pm

Gertrude Hohmann

A donation from the family of a long-time nursing director has been made to Passavant Area Hospital. According to a press release, a contribution of $2,200 was made in honor Read More

City Council preview: 2016 budget, dog park presentation

By Jim McCabe on February 8 at 6:27am

There are some “prequels” scheduled before tonight’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. The first is a presentation by the University of Illinois at 4 p.m. regarding the Jacksonville Dog Park. That Read More

Mac holding 1st Nearly Naked Mile

By Ryne Turke on February 6 at 9:08am


MacMurray College will hold its first Nearly Naked Mile on Monday to benefit the Jacksonville Salvation Army. Participants will wear clothing to the event they wish to donate, strip down Read More

South Jax Village Hall gets new look

By Ryne Turke on February 6 at 9:07am


Changes have been made at South Jacksonville’s Village Hall, but not the kind you might be expecting. Village Clerk Dani Glascock says the trustees and employees in the office have Read More

New COGFA report suggests lower contributions in teacher retirement

By Jim McCabe on February 6 at 9:07am


Jacksonville State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is weighing in on a new report focusing on teacher retirement contributions. According to the Commission on Government Forecasting And Accountability, the recommended percentage of Read More