PAWS animal shelter putting fundraiser money towards new roof

By Ryne Turke on July 29 at 2:44pm

Jacksonville’s animal shelter is receiving some structural improvements thanks to proceeds from the annual Dog Gone Fundraiser. Despite the extreme heat in Illinois last week, Lisa Jackson from the Protecting Read More

Friday night lights: Routt to play home football games at IC

By Blake Schnitker on July 29 at 9:31am

With football season looming, one local high school team will be playing their home games at a new location this fall. After decades of sharing Kraushaar-Rosenberger Field with Jacksonville High Read More

BREAKING: Waverly man burned in alleged house “explosion”

By Ryne Turke on July 28 at 2:56pm


A Waverly house suffered some type of explosion this morning. Few details are being released at this point by law enforcement, but what has been confirmed is that Waverly Rescue Read More

Dream Center Foundation purchases former Jax Theatre Guild

By Ryne Turke on July 28 at 12:04pm


The Jacksonville Dream Center Foundation is moving into the former Jacksonville Theatre Guild Office. Dream Center Foundation Vice President Steve Cantrell says the organization purchased the 210 West College Avenue Read More

Carrollton’s Lone Oak Golf Course a finalist for best steak in state

By Ryne Turke on July 28 at 12:03pm


A Carrollton restaurant has been named a finalist for best steak in the state. The second edition of the Quest for Illinois was trimmed to Lone Oak Golf Course in Read More