Jacksonville businesses promote shopping local over holidays

By Ryne Turke on November 28 at 1:15pm

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The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce is reminding shoppers that there are plenty of stores in Jacksonville to do Christmas shopping this holiday season. Jenny Fanning, with the JACC, was Read More

Passavant receives honor from March of Dimes

By Ryne Turke on November 28 at 6:46am

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The March of Dimes is honoring Passavant Area Hospital for its commitment to expecting mothers and the health of their babies. Passavant Area Hospital is one of 35 hospitals being Read More

Black Friday kicks off in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on November 28 at 6:45am

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West Central Illinois shoppers were scattered throughout several stores in Jacksonville last night, getting an early start on the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday deals began early Read More

Police beef up patrols over the holiday weekend

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 12:35pm

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Families traveling over the weekend can expect to see an increase of patrols in West Central Illinois for the Thanksgiving holiday. Illinois State Police Trooper Emanuel Edwards says motorists can Read More

Governor Duncan Association prepares for Christmas Gala event

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 12:34pm

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The fundraising event, which will be held on Tuesday at Hamilton’s, will showcase live and silent auctions. The highlight of the evening will be a special appearance by Dr. E.C. Read More