Category: Editorial

Grant recipients awarded grants at Jacksonville Children’s Foundation meeting

Pictured left to right: Odell Fellhauer (Presbyterian Church Day Care), Carolyn Bonjean (board member, Jacksonville Children’s Foundation), Ashley Lipscomb (Our Redeemer Day Care), Ann Hungerford (Midwest Youth Services) and Annette Huddleston (Hobby Horse House.)         Pictured left to right: Jim Herget (board member, Jacksonville Children’s Foundation), Jessi Brown (Lincoln Elementary School), Viki Palomo…

Pathway taking on Festival of Trees annual event

In collaboration with Woodhaven Hospice, Pathway Services Unlimited is announcing that the Festival of Trees will again be occurring this fall. Because Woodhaven Hospice has decided that it can no longer continue this wonderful, 28-year annual community event, Pathway has agreed to assume the responsibility. The event is a community treasure, which kicks off the…

Around The Town

• Jacksonville Rotary Club scholarships now available. The Jacksonville Rotary Club is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted through March 24, 2017, for two scholarship programs. According to Scholarship Committee Chair Steve Holt, “The Club offers two categories of scholarships for local students, Senior Scholarships and the Staff Sergeant Matthew Weikert Memorial Scholarship.…

2017 LIHEAP Program – Reminder to apply!!

“MCS Community Services, as supported by the Morgan, Cass and Scott County boards, continues to take applications for the 2017 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program which began September 1, 2016. Those households that have applied and already received assistance from September to now are not eligible to re-apply. The income guidelines are as follows:…

Citizens Police Academy Applications Open

The Jacksonville Police Department, Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, and South Jacksonville Police Department are offering the Citizens Police Academy to members of our community. The goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to not only help local residents better understand police work in their community, but also to develop stronger ties between the community and…

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  Jacksonville Savings Bank Promotes Four Richard A. Foss, president and CEO of Jacksonville Savings Bank, recently announced that at the January board of directors meeting three officers were promoted and one new officer was named. Diana Tone was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Chris Royal was promoted to Executive Vice…

Jeanne Curry PAH

Current and former co-workers stopped by Passavant Area Hospital to extend their best wishes to Jeanne Curry, EMS Coordinator, as she retired after 41 years of service. Thanks for your service to Passavant and to our community through your education of so many EMTs and Paramedics, Jeanne!