Jax library to get interviews with local Underground Railroad experts

By Jim McCabe on February 13 at 8:24am


A former Illinois College student is making it easier for those interested in learning more about Jacksonville’s history with the Underground Railroad. Ben Belzer, who interned at the Woodlawn Farms Read More

Davis taking in most campaign dollars in election

By Jim McCabe on February 13 at 8:23am

A new report shows U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis is raking in the campaign cash. According to an article in the “Champaign News-Gazette”, Davis has raised over $962,000 in his bid Read More

Indie film Proximity coming to Illinois Theatre

By Ryne Turke on February 13 at 8:23am


An independent movie featuring an Illinois College graduate is hitting the big screen in Jacksonville next month. Lead actress Jackie Manker says Jacksonville will be the third city to hold Read More

Bar 2 Bar returns to Downtown Square

By Ryne Turke on February 12 at 12:18pm


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