Nearing record snowfall for month of November

By Blake Schnitker on November 15 at 12:21pm

Snow continues to arrive a bit early in west central Illinois, as the Jacksonville area was blanketed with several inches again last night. According to our records here at WLDS/WEAI, Read More

South Jax Special Board Meeting Tonight Still On!

By Anthony Engle on November 15 at 12:04pm

There certainly will be no open house at South Elementary School today, but there also has been no cancellation notice for this evening’s South Jacksonville Special Trustees meeting at Village Read More

Local man arrested for alleged aggravated domestic battery

By Anthony Engle on November 15 at 11:59am

A Jacksonville resident is behind bars after allegedly striking his girlfriend in the face. 33 year old Shay Emerson McGarvey, of the 200 block of West Beecher Street, was arrested Read More

Passavant receives Magnet designation for third time

By Blake Schnitker on November 15 at 7:21am

Passavant Area Hospital received one of the highest recognitions in nursing excellence for the third time in just under a decade. Around one hundred people packed a meeting room at Read More


By Blake Schnitker on November 15 at 6:09am

The following schools are closed due to the winter weather: All schools in Jacksonville School District 117 Our Saviour’s Grade School Routt High School Four Rivers Franklin Community Unit #1 Read More