Government transparency organization honors local watchdog group

By Jim McCabe on July 31 at 12:34pm

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Two individuals who have been part of a months-long effort to bring transparency to local government have been honored for their work. Mike Woodyard, an organizer of the Morgan County Read More

Morgan County Circuit Clerk announces retirement date

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 12:34pm

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Morgan County Circuit Clerk Theresa Lonergan is retiring at the end of her current term. Lonergan made that announcement yesterday during an exclusive interview with WLDS/WEAI News. She says that Read More

Mac’s Russotto, Toland win nursing scholarships

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 12:33pm

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Two MacMurray College freshmen have been named the recipients of the Chris Racey, R.N., Student Nurse Memorial Scholarship fund. Juliana Russotto and Kaitlyn Toland earned the award, which assists students Read More

Bark for Your Park results to be released at Downtown Square

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 7:25am

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Jacksonville is hosting a community party at the Downtown Square today to announce the results for the “Bark for Your Park” contest. Over the past month, Jacksonville has been at Read More

IC students spend July preserving Ghost Orchid in Florida

By Ryne Turke on July 31 at 7:24am

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A group from Illinois College was in Southern Florida this month to preserve the rare Ghost Orchid species, Denprophylax lindenii. Outside of Florida, the plant is most commonly found in Read More