Galesburg School District Superintendnet Bart Arthur spoke to reporters Sunday night, after contract talks with the Galesburg Education Association failed again.
J.C. Wise is an Oneida native and R.O.V.A. High School graduate. He is currently the head golf coach at Woodstock North High School and just finished a major triathlon to boot.
It’s been a productive and busy summer for a former local resident. J.C. Wise was recently inducted into the Illinois Coaches Association Golf Hall of Fame. He has also competed in numerous road races and triathlons, including the New York City Triathlon. J.C. also started an online fitness group known as the “Kinda Fit Club”, which has motivated numerous members to not only exercise but even compete in road races and triathlons. We had a chance to chat with J.C. on the WGIL Morning News.
WGIL brought you live coverage Thursday night of the intent-to-strike vote by the Galesburg Education Association.
Galesburg native Eric “Showtime” Shelton is a professional athlete. He is climbing the ranks in the world of mixed martial arts.
Showtime fought on national television last Friday night on the AXS Network. He’s currently fighting in the Ressurection Fighting Alliance promotion. He trains in the Quad Cities with former UFC World Champion Pat Miletich. He will soon have another opportunity in the RFA and hope to one day become a UFC World Champion. We talked with him on the WGIL Morning News.
Terry Cavanaugh is your host this Saturday for “Galesburg Live” At 7:15, her guest is hot air balloonist Paul Schneider and, at 8:15am, she is discussing summer safety measures with Christina Frost, Emergency Department Clinical Coordinator-Education at OSF St Mary Medical Center. Call with your questions at 342-9194.