Lots on agenda for final November Jacksonville city council meeting

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 8:29am

It’s a full agenda tonight for Jacksonville aldermen in the final city council meeting of November. The first reading of the 2015 tax levy ordinance will take place. The Finance Read More

Busy Sunday for JPD: arrests made in meth lab, sex abuse investigations

By Jim McCabe on November 24 at 8:29am


Jacksonville Police uncovered what’s believed to be a “one pot” methamphetamine lab next to MacMurray College Sunday night. Thirty-year-old Cecil Parr was arrested at his residence in the 2-hundred block Read More

Turner Speech Team successful at recent competition

By Ryne Turke on November 23 at 9:00am


Several students from Turner Jr. High received top honors at the Regional Speech Team Competition last weekend to wrap up a successful season. Turner competed in Region 16 against junior Read More

Ameren Illinois making sure customers have a safe winter

By Ryne Turke on November 22 at 12:30pm


As the heating season gets underway, Ameren Illinois is reminding customers to take immediate action if they smell natural gas. Natural gas, in its pure form, is odorless and colorless. Read More

Mac professor Oberg speaks at national conference

By Ryne Turke on November 22 at 12:29pm


Steve Oberg, the assistant professor of Business at Mac, gave a speech during the 10th Annual National Economics Teaching Association Conference in San Diego, California earlier this month. Oberg lectured Read More