Thomas Ricketts, Cubs Owner, to speak at MacMurray Commencement

By Richard Holton on May 3 at 7:30am

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MacMurray’s 164th Commencement is on May 9th, and will feature Cubs Owner and Chairman Thomas Ricketts. Ricketts will give a speech during commencement titled “Baseball, Philosophy, and Life”, and will Read More

Our Saviour fundraiser creates homes for Nicaraguans

By Ryne Turke on May 3 at 7:29am

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About 70 seventh-and-eighth-grade students at Our Saviour School have worked together to provide homes for people in Central America. In 2012, Doris and Dr. Jim Reid of Greenfield created a Read More

Marquise Jackson arrested in connection with January shooting

By Richard Holton on May 2 at 12:30pm

23-year old Marquise Jackson was arrested yesterday by the Jacksonville Police Department on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm in connection to the shooting that took place on the Read More

Final Season Concert of Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

By Richard Holton on May 2 at 12:29pm

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season will take place this Saturday at 7:30pm. Featuring soloist John McGrosso, “A Scottish Ayre” will feature music from Johannes Brahms, as Read More

Grain Belt meetings start up again this week; opposition group to get together this weekend

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 12:28pm


More meetings for information on a potential new power line are coming to Illinois starting this week. Officials with the Grain Belt Express Clean Line are holding a series of Read More