Police beef up patrols over the holiday weekend

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 12:35pm


Families traveling over the weekend can expect to see an increase of patrols in West Central Illinois for the Thanksgiving holiday. Illinois State Police Trooper Emanuel Edwards says motorists can Read More

Governor Duncan Association prepares for Christmas Gala event

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 12:34pm

Duncan Mansion

The fundraising event, which will be held on Tuesday at Hamilton’s, will showcase live and silent auctions. The highlight of the evening will be a special appearance by Dr. E.C. Read More

IC presents “Christmas on the Hilltop” concert

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 12:33pm


The candlelit concert, put on by the Illinois College Music Ensembles, will feature the IC Choir, instrumentalists and members of the faculty. The performance entitled “Prophetic Voices”, presents old favorites Read More

Holiday safety tips from South Jacksonville Fire Department

By Ryne Turke on November 27 at 8:44am

South Jacksonville’s Fire Chief is passing along some fire safety tips to make sure everyone has a happy Thanksgiving. David Hickox says the SJFD handles between two and four incidents Read More

Candlelight vigil in support of Ferguson held in Jax

By Richard Holton on November 27 at 8:44am


Over two dozen residents braved the weather yesterday to attend a candlelight vigil in the name of peace. Reverend Johnny Nichols led the service at Mt. Emory Baptist Church, emphasizing Read More