Fire destroys machine shed near Alexander

By Blake Schnitker on June 28 at 11:14am

A machine shed just north of Alexander is destroyed after going up in flames this morning. Alexander Fire Chief Gary Strawn says his department received a call of the fire Read More

Phone conference scheduled in murder trial to discuss potential witnesses, continuance

By Blake Schnitker on June 28 at 10:04am

The defense team in the trial of Robert Gill, a Jacksonville man facing murder from an incident in 2015, filed for another continuance at yesterday’s pre trial hearing. Gill is Read More

Reports of crash near intersection of S. Main and Vandalia

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 12:58pm

WLDS/WEAI News has received a report that a vehicle accident has occurred near the corner of South Main and Vandalia. Based on initial reports, a vehicle struck a traffic signal Read More

Jacksonville extends Curbside Recycling Agreement with Area Disposal, Inc.

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 12:48pm

The City of Jacksonville is encouraging local residents to take advantage of recycling opportunities throughout the town. Thanks in large part to a city-wide recycling study conducted by students and Read More

City Council compromises on re-zoning Bed & Breakfast property

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 7:59am

Jacksonville aldermen came to a compromise last night regarding a zoning issue that was at the forefront of the council’s previous meeting. Multiple parties attended this month’s earlier meeting to Read More