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Opinionator | Disunion: 'Slaves of the Marriage Union'
On June 18, 1863, a woman named Elizabeth Packard rode out of a state insane asylum in Jacksonville, Ill., perched on the interwoven arms of two men.
World Refugee Day swearing in ceremony
In observance of World Refugee Day, 30 former refugees in the Jacksonville area will be sworn in as new American citizens Wednesday, June 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. A special ceremony will be held at the Jacksonville Public Library located at 303 Laura Street North in Downtown Jacksonville.
The Logan County Herald
Travel the world without leaving your hometown by hosting a foreign exchange student
Who hasn't dreamed about walking among the Egyptian pyramids, or soaking in the sun on a beach in Spain, or wandering along the Great Wall of China? Every parent wants to give their children a taste of the world, but the economic reality of international air travel for a family, not to mention hotels, passports and food, makes it tough for most of ... (more)
Jacksonville mayoral run-off election is heating up
The mayoral race in Jacksonville has been making news across East Texas, and it has led to a run-off vote between current mayor Kenneth Melvin, and local restaurant owner Rob Gowin.
POWRi, USAC National Midgets Bring Fabled Hut Hundred to Tri-City Speedway
Co-sanctioned by the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and the Honda USAC National Dirt Midget championship, the fabled Hut Hundred will be held at Tri-City Speedway for the first time Friday .
Weather Almanac For May 26th
Near Manchester is where the worst tornado touched down. It moved east and passed about 10 miles south of Jacksonville.