Bar 2 Bar returns to Downtown Square

By Ryne Turke on February 12 at 12:18pm

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Downtown Jacksonville will transform into a 9 hole golf course this weekend for the 15th annual Bar 2 Bar Classic. GoodTime Docs owner Randy Springer, one of the creators of Read More

Jacksonville native selected to the Selective Service board

By Jim McCabe on February 12 at 12:18pm

Federal law requires men in the United States between the ages of 18 and 25 to register with Selective Service in the event there’s a wartime draft. Each state has Read More

Ray LaHood earns Order of Lincoln Award

By Ryne Turke on February 12 at 12:08pm

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Former 18th District Congressman Ray LaHood has earned the state’s highest professional achievement and public service honor. Governor Bruce Rauner announced the six winners of the 2016 Order of Lincoln Read More

Jacksonville native relives multiple meetings with President Obama

By Ryne Turke on February 12 at 7:34am

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A Jacksonville native who has shared several encounters with Barack Obama during his political career was among the Springfield crowd this week when the President addressed the Illinois General Assembly. Read More

Passavant Foundation welcomes new members

By Ryne Turke on February 12 at 7:06am

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Several new faces have been added to the Passavant Area Hospital Foundation. Executive Director Pam Martin tells WLDS/WEAI News that Mary Fergurson was recently elected as the Foundation Board President. Read More