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Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 Whether the weather acts like it or not, spring is officially here. At this point, even calling the season “spring,” however the weather, is a relief, if not an actual respite. Fortunately,...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am

New superintendent knows the school district and the issues

 For Jennifer Gill, this is a sort of homecoming. Gill was born and raised in Springfield, was educated in Springfield’s public schools and went on to teach in them. Soon, she will move into a...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 Here are a few Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Jacksonville and Springfield taking place on Monday, Jan. 20. Illinois College and the city of Jacksonville will celebrate with critically acc...
Friday, May 10, 2013 08:40 am
Ken Bradbury and Steve Varble put out an awesome new book that loosely covers Jacksonville in verse to the flavor of Shel Silverstein. The hardcover book, The Place Where We Live, is for all ages and not just for Jacksonville folk. Bradbury’s words will have your cheeks a’peaking (as in mountains) and Varble’s colorful illustrations will make your eyes a’shining (as in happy a...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:04 am
If last Monday someone tried to pull an April Fool’s joke on me by talking about the quality and variety of upcoming live music this month, I think I’d wholeheartedly felt foolish and fell...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 01:29 pm
With these cold days upon us, what could be more appealing than checking out some hot music tunes for a thaw from this week of chilling weather?I recently received a warming message from Marina V, our...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 02:54 am

“When everything collapses, plant your field of dreams”

There have been thousands and thousands of words written and spoken about Detroit’s auto bailout. On Jan. 15, the fifth annual Slow Food Springfield Film Festival will feature Urban Roots a docu...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 02:59 pm
Lincoln Land Community College presents Hootenanny with Ken Bradbury, Barry Cloyd and friends. This is a free and fun evening of music and sing-a-longs to benefit the Jacksonville Area Community Food ...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 01:09 pm
Dynamic Patterns Theatre presents three performances at the Hoogland Center for the Arts of the comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil Simon. Middle-aged Barney Cashman has a wife, three kids, a Bu...

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