Lake Jacksonville News

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/14/2018 2:00:00 AM
Journal-Courier
The Lake Jacksonville Parks and Lake Department will hold a drawing for duck blinds and deer stand locations Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Nichols Park Pavilion. The drawing is for 14 duck blinds and 21 de...

7/7/2018 8:11:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
During Tomato Fest 2018, local artist Carol Meyers painted two different scenes of Lake Jacksonville as seen from his home as he looks south down Cat Creek. Both oil paintings are on 16x20 canvases. O...

6/28/2018 10:59:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The event ends with fireworks. Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake Wednesday night. Viewing is available in the concession are...

6/28/2018 8:30:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
The Lake Jacksonville Association is hosting its annual fireworks display over Lake Jacksonville Wednesday, July 4, from 9 to 10 p.m. Fireworks will begin about 9:15 p.m., according to the association's website. The show is free, but The Lake Jacksonville ...

6/27/2018 11:15:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The event ends with fireworks. Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake Wednesday night. Viewing is available in the concession area on Byrd Road. Kilgore's free Fourth of July ...

6/27/2018 2:07:00 AM
Journal-Courier
Now that swimmers will be allowed to take a dip in Lake Jacksonville, Jacksonville City Council has approves some rules to keep them safe. The council passed an ordinance March 26 that included changes to city rules on fishing, boating and overnight ...

6/25/2018 9:05:00 PM
Journal-Courier
The city approved a bid by KE Vas Co in Jacksonville for $280,000 to build a path in Lake Jacksonville from Point One to Pine Point. Although $200,000 was budgeted for the project, the city will use $80,000 obtained from video gaming gambling funds to ...

6/24/2018 8:51:00 AM
The Telegraph
Trophy catfish anglers might wish to consider Lake Jacksonville. Located in Morgan County about three miles south of Jacksonville on U.S. Route 67, this 550-acre lake is something of a catfishing secret. During population samplings, biologists typically ...

6/19/2018 10:00:00 AM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Fireworks in Jacksonville Lake Jacksonville Association sponsors a free fireworks show. Fireworks will be fired from barges on the lake. Viewing is available in the concession area on Byrd Road. Fourth of July in Ben Wheeler The Fourth of July ...

6/8/2018 11:00:00 PM
KLTV
is the Ski Show it can be seen at the Lake Jacksonville Concession area on Byrd Road To help combat heat-related illnesses, the City of Tyler Fire Department brought together emergency agencies and human services entities from the city and Smith County to ...

6/7/2018 2:34:00 AM
Journal-Courier
Learning to cook over a campfire is one of the new things campers will learn this summer at Lake Jacksonville. Western Illinois Youth Camp’s new co-directors — Tanell Anders and Drew Comstock — decided this year to add a little culinary flavor to the ...

6/5/2018 10:01:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
The final event takes place on Lake Jacksonville hosted by the Lake Jacksonville Association the 3rd Annual Ski Show at 2 p.m. The big event is happening this Saturday in downtown Jacksonville with more than 200 vendors, Car Show, Farmer’s Market ...

6/4/2018 4:00:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tomato Fest concludes Sunday with a ski show on Lake Jacksonville. The following day, the city will revert to its original name: Jacksonville.

6/3/2018 3:31:00 AM
Chicago Sun-Times
‘‘Wayne Herndon managed to stay in and got us.’’ Stephenson learned along the way. As a young biologist, he oversaw the renovation of Lake Jacksonville — the largest water-supply lake ever killed out and restocked in Illinois — in 1986.

6/2/2018 8:33:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
“I think the overall number goes up and down.” In the Jacksonville area, one person was charged with operating a water craft under the influence on both Lake Jacksonville and on Lake Palestine. Statewide, 55 people were charged with boating while ...

5/5/2018 8:39:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
New this year on Thursday, June 8th a Farm to Table dinner event will take place at Castle on the Lake on beautiful Lake Jacksonville catered by Rob Gowin, Sadler’s Kitchen & Catering. A 4 Man Scramble takes place at the Cherokee Ranch Golf Club on ...

5/5/2018 2:40:00 AM
Journal-Courier
Awarding a $1,500 tourism grant to a group sponsoring boat races at Lake Jacksonville. • Raising salary caps for the police chief, utilities superintendent and office manager by $5,000 for each position. “This does not mean those positions are receivin ...

4/24/2018 2:31:00 AM
Journal-Courier
An engineering agreement was approved in the amount of $13,000 for a multi-use path around the north side of Lake Jacksonville. Nick Draper can be reached at 217-245-6121, ext. 1223, or on Twitter @nick_draper.

4/15/2018 9:40:00 AM
OurSports Central
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Los Angeles Angels announced Saturday that right-handed pitcher Justin Anderson has been promoted from the Double-A Mobile BayBears to Triple-A Salt Lake. Anderson, 25, pitched in a team-high 42 games with the BayBears last year ...

4/10/2018 8:29:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
A firework show at Lake Jacksonville will also take place immediately after the live auction, Adamson said. The fireworks will a new addition to the fundraiser this year, and “it will be a show that you don't want to miss.” "We are so thankful to all ...

4/7/2018 1:18:00 AM
Laredo Morning Times
Crain, Nettie Belle. The family will host a graveside service at noon Saturday at Asbury Cemetery near Lake Jacksonville. Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville is assisting the family. • Griffie, James Leroy. 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist ...

4/5/2018 8:26:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
s April 21 event, The Castle at the Lake fundraiser. Held every two years at a site on Lake Jacksonville, the event helps raise funds to support ongoing operation of H.O.P.E. Beginning at 6 p.m., the evening features live and silent auctions, dinner ...

2/24/2018 11:41:00 PM
Journal-Courier
Crimestoppers is seeking information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department with its investigation of damage at Lake Jacksonville. On Feb. 15, police received numerous reports of damage to campers at the lake. It is suspected the damage occurred ...

2/24/2018 9:21:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
The area of study runs south to the Craft area, north just beyond Love's Lookout, west to Lake Jacksonville and east to about the “future location” of Lake Columbia. He also pointed out additional reasons why a relief route for the highway will be ...

2/22/2018 1:15:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The route would go around the city to the west by Lake Jacksonville, and the eastern boundary would be near the future Lake Columbia. The route would allow traffic to flow on the outside of Jacksonville, relieving congestion and cutting down on crashes in ...

2/22/2018 2:16:00 AM
Courier
Someone broke open a rear basement door at Asbury United Methodist Church at the east end of Lake Jacksonville on Feb. 13 or Feb. 14 and stole three electronic items and a coffee can and small wooden church model that contained about $150 in cash.

2/16/2018 9:46:38 PM
Insurancenewsnet.com
Public input will play a key role in the study, with hearings to be scheduled. In other business, the committee heard about upcoming changes to the rules at Lake Jacksonville. Among the most significant changes, the rules will be passed as an ordinance ...

2/16/2018 1:37:00 AM
Courier
Public input will play a key role in the study, with hearings to be scheduled. In other business, the committee heard about upcoming changes to the rules at Lake Jacksonville. Among the most significant changes, the rules will be passed as an ordinance ...

2/15/2018 10:32:00 PM
Courier
Jacksonville police are investigating at least six separate reports Thursday of damage to campers in the 2100 block of New Lake Jacksonville Road. All the reports indicated that the campers were broken into but nothing was missing. • Kenneth A.

2/15/2018 2:08:00 PM
Jacksonvilleprogress.com
The second public hearing was over a proposal to close Kiwanis Park near the dam at Lake Jacksonville. There have been several reports of vandalism and drug use at the park, and the city is considering closing down the park, dividing it into lots and ...

2/10/2018 10:30:00 AM
Jacksonvilleprogress.com
The second will be about the closing of Kiwanis Park near the dam at Lake Jacksonville. The last will be in regards to the close out of the downtown sidewalk grant project TXCDBG No. 7215222. Possible action regarding a request by Don and Kelly McKay and ...

1/30/2018 1:50:00 AM
My Journal Courier
A central Illinois catering business has begun promoting weddings and other events at the Western Illinois Youth Camp at Lake Jacksonville. Hamilton’s Catering of Franklin and Jacksonville has a contract with the camp to provide food and beverages for ...

1/29/2018 8:24:00 AM
The Business Journal
VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Watercrest Senior Living Group celebrated the grand opening of Market Street Memory Care Residence in Tampa, Fla, with a red-carpet event attracting more than 200 local healthcare, media and business ...

1/27/2018 2:18:00 AM
My Journal Courier
Lake Jacksonville management and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said new rules will be in force this season regarding fishing requirements and daily limits at the lake. Two-pole and line fishing only will be allowed and carp and suckers may ...

1/12/2018 1:40:00 AM
My Journal Courier
Mefford said one of the highlights of 2017 was the opening of the Jacksonville Regional Training Center near Lake Jacksonville. “That was one major project that Chief Grootens wanted to accomplish before he retired,” Mefford said. The nearly $250,000 ...

1/9/2018 8:34:00 AM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Turkey vultures have been an issue around Lake Jacksonville for quite a while, according to officials. Jacksonville Public Works Director Jordan Yutzy said vultures tend to congregate around the lake due to the campgrounds and boat launch, where they can ...

12/28/2017
culthub.com
Jacksonville, FL December 28, 2017 – North Florida Land Trust has received a donation of 388 acres of land in Clay County along Black Creek and Doctors Lake. South Doctors Lake, Ltd. gave the property, which has high conservation value, to the land ...

12/17/2017 2:52:00 AM
My Journal Courier
Some lakes and ponds are showing signs of the dry season. Lake Jacksonville, for example is almost 5 feet low. Friend said so long as the region receives average precipitation until next spring, most groundwater levels and sources should be able to replenish.

12/7/2017 6:06:00 AM
Illinois Times
Visitors and citizens asked for even more recreational opportunities, and the city responded with improvements to local parks and the development of a new trail at Lake Jacksonville south of town. Even the Nichols Park public swimming pool is scheduled for ...





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