Aldermen asking for comprehensive plan update

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 1:17pm


A Jacksonville alderman is continuing to push for an update to the city’s comprehensive plan. During the Committee of the Whole meeting that preceded the regular city council meeting on Read More

Prairieland Chautauqua kicks off on Friday in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 12:52pm


With just a few days left for preparation, the 16th annual Prairieland Chautauqua is announcing a list of performers as well as a few changes for this year’s event. Prairieland Read More

Memorial Home Services Hospice to hold community event

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 12:50pm


Memorial Home Services Hospice wants you to know that end-of-life wishes don’t need to be an uncomfortable topic. Ronda Dudley will host a community event on Thursday September 4 featuring Read More

Jacksonville NAACP discusses minority hiring in District 117

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 7:48am

Discussion breaks out at Town Hall meeting regarding minority hiring in District 117

A Town Hall meeting was held yesterday at Mt. Emory Baptist Church focusing on minority hiring in District 117. Led by Jacksonville NAACP President Eric Robinson and Secretary Doris Robinson, Read More

High school sports teams make heat adjustments

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 7:47am


It’s been hot this week, and among the groups of people well aware of that- the players and coaches involved in high school sports. Jacksonville High School football coach Mark Read More