Lane closures at Beardstown Bridge

By Blake Schnitker on October 22 at 11:37am

The Illinois Department of Transportation is announcing daytime lane restrictions on the Beardstown Bridge that carries U.S. 67 over the Illinois River starting today. The restrictions are necessary for crews Read More

Ayers’ Heirs Stop at Passavant on History Tour

By Anthony Engle on October 20 at 6:55am

A Canadian woman with blood ties to west central Illinois made a quick yet historic stop with her husband in Jacksonville Friday. Virginia Johnson is from West Kelowna, British Columbia Read More

“Tradition Meets Tomorrow” at 2018 MacMurray Homecoming

By Blake Schnitker on October 19 at 12:18pm

Former MacMurray Highlanders are taking over Jacksonville this weekend to celebrate the school’s 2018 homecoming activities. While Illinois College enjoyed their homecoming events last weekend, it’s now time for Jacksonville’s Read More

Monday City Council meeting cancelled

By Anthony Engle on October 19 at 11:51am

The Jacksonville City Council will not meet again until after Election Day. The City of Jacksonville and Mayor Andy Ezard have announced that the City Council workshop and meeting scheduled Read More

Passavant’s new Partial Hospitalization bridges gap between outpatient and inpatient care

By Blake Schnitker on October 19 at 10:24am

Passavant Area Hospital recently expanded its behavioral health services several weeks ago with the opening of their new partial hospitalization program. With the official opening of this new facility a Read More