Tuesday meeting for Jacksonville City Council

By Jim McCabe on May 26 at 7:26am

Jacksonville aldermen meet on a Tuesday night following Memorial Day on Monday. City council will vote on accepting bids for a contractor for the new water treatment plant, as well Read More

Memory of Memorial Day honored in West Central Illinois

By Tiffani Homer on May 25 at 6:16am


The memory of Memorial Day will be honored throughout the day with a full list of events for the community to attend. Things get started with a 9 a.m. mass Read More

Ptacek discusses “Turnaround Agenda” with Governor Rauner

By Ryne Turke on May 25 at 6:15am


Governor Bruce Rauner was in Springfield earlier this month to discuss his “Turnaround Agenda” with several superintendents, including District 117 Superintendent Steve Ptacek. Ptacek says around 15 superintendents were active Read More

Greene Co. student at LLCC goes to national event

By Jim McCabe on May 25 at 6:14am

PAS Natl team 2015

A Lincoln Land Community College student from Greene County made his way to Boise, Idaho as part of a national agriculture conference this past spring. Derek Longmeyer of Rockbridge was Read More

Loren Hamilton elected President of Illinois Crimestopper Board

By Ryne Turke on May 25 at 6:14am


Local Crimestoppers Coordinator Loren Hamilton has been elected to serve as President of the State of Illinois Crimestoppers Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the 28th Annual Illinois Read More