Distracted Driving Awareness Week Created in Illinois

By Jack Jones on April 25 at 12:03pm

Illinois now has a “Distracted Driving Awareness Week.” AAA, The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, the Illinois State Police and several other police agencies around the state have come Read More

Beaux Arts Ball Auctioning Chairs Used in Coronation

By Jack Jones on April 25 at 11:57am

The Beaux Arts Ball is this weekend, and the Pop Art Revolution is already starting in Jacksonville with the creation of the set for the coronation at the ball. One Read More

Corn planting progresses throughout West Central Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on April 25 at 10:40am

Local farmers spent more days in the field last week than they have all season. The West Southwest District experienced six days suitable for fieldwork, the highest number for any Read More

City Council approves liquor license for Illinois Theater

By Blake Schnitker on April 25 at 7:09am

Jacksonville alderman approved a liquor license for a downtown movie theater at last night’s city council meeting. City Council members passed an ordinance by a vote of six-to-four amending the Read More

District 117 eyeing District-Wide Re-Boundary Process

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 1:04pm

After months of discussions and public meetings, Jacksonville School District 117 is looking at a district-wide re-boundary process. Superintendent Steve Ptacek originally presented the two choices of a limited-impact process Read More