UPDATE: Jax wins dog park contest

By Jim McCabe on July 31 at 2:24pm


Jacksonville has won the grand prize in a national contest for a new dog park. The city has gotten $100,000 in the Petsafe “Bark For Your Park” online voting competition Read More

Government transparency organization honors local watchdog group

By Jim McCabe on July 31 at 12:34pm


Two individuals who have been part of a months-long effort to bring transparency to local government have been honored for their work. Mike Woodyard, an organizer of the Morgan County Read More

Morgan County Circuit Clerk announces retirement date

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 12:34pm


Morgan County Circuit Clerk Theresa Lonergan is retiring at the end of her current term. Lonergan made that announcement yesterday during an exclusive interview with WLDS/WEAI News. She says that Read More

Mac’s Russotto, Toland win nursing scholarships

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 12:33pm


Two MacMurray College freshmen have been named the recipients of the Chris Racey, R.N., Student Nurse Memorial Scholarship fund. Juliana Russotto and Kaitlyn Toland earned the award, which assists students Read More

Bark for Your Park results to be released at Downtown Square

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 7:25am


Jacksonville is hosting a community party at the Downtown Square today to announce the results for the “Bark for Your Park” contest. Over the past month, Jacksonville has been at Read More