Fire damages Greene Co. structure

By Jim McCabe on August 28 at 7:24am


A former Roodhouse-area schoolhouse was heavily damaged by fire yesterday. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports it happened at a residence on Greene County Roads 2475 North and 1575 East around 8:45 Read More

Parking overnight now legal in downtown Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 7:20am


Monday’s City Council meeting led to several traffic changes in Jacksonville, several of which involve the downtown area. Planning and Public Works Committee Chairman Bill Scott says safety concerns were Read More

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