Lorenz “Skeez” Kleinschmidt award Blue Diamond Community Service Award

By David Coy on February 20 at 7:45pm

A long time Cass County board member was recently awarded the Blue Diamond Community Service Award.    The late Lorenz “Skeez” Kleinschmidt was honored for his long term service to the Read More

Jacksonville Public Library soon to offer mobile WiFi hot spots

By David Coy on February 20 at 6:49pm

Those without access to the internet may soon be in luck. The Jacksonville Public Library is in the process of finalizing the purchase of 10 mobile WiFi hot spots. People Read More

Passavant to discontinue Paramedic program; Lifestar, America to provide full ambulance services

By Blake Schnitker on February 20 at 4:07pm

A local hospital is announcing the discontinuation of Paramedic program at the end of March. Passavant Area Hospital announced today that it will no longer offer paramedics, due to its Read More

Flood Watch for Jacksonville area until tomorrow morning as rain continues to fall

By Blake Schnitker on February 20 at 7:23am

Heavy rains continue to fall on most of the state, and particularly on communities in west central Illinois, the precipitation shows no signs of slowing up. Here at WLDS/WEAI we Read More

Brandt-Thomas Educational Center offering courses for area residents

By Blake Schnitker on February 19 at 11:07am

A new educational center is offering a number of courses this year for area individuals with visual impairments. The Brandt-Thomas Educational Center is offering close to ten classes in 2018, Read More