Jacksonville ice skating new target of JPD, city Aldermen

By Jim McCabe on January 31 at 12:35pm

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Some Jacksonville residents are hoping the five-0 won’t prevent them from skating figure-8s in the future. It’s a police call that got the attention of Jacksonville aldermen and was brought Read More

Trimble earns Weikert Memorial Scholarship

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 12:32pm

A Jacksonville High School senior has been awarded the Staff Sergeant Matthew Weikert Memorial Scholarship. Kolten Trimble is the second recipient of the annual $1,000 scholarship, established by the Jacksonville Read More

Springfield Clinic making wishes come true for regional patients

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 12:31pm


Springfield Clinic’s commitment to community support will continue in 2015 through a new giving program. Through donations from the public, the Springfield Clinic Gives fundraiser will lend a helping hand Read More

Educational opportunities highlighted during School Choice Week

By Ryne Turke on January 31 at 8:50am


School leaders from the Jacksonville area are emphasizing the educational opportunities available during School Choice Week. The yearly event shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children in Read More

Downtown parking a problem, options discussed at Committee meeting

By Richard Holton on January 31 at 7:10am


Ward 1 Alderman Bill Scott led the discussion at yesterday’s meeting of the Jacksonville Planning and Public Works Committee, where the issue of downtown parking was the only item on Read More