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

Rep. Davidsmeyer shares thoughts on Speaker Madigan’s budget requests

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 7:47am

As the clock ticks on Illinois to produce a balanced state budget, House Speaker Michael Madigan is finally expressing the issues he needs to see in order to agree on Read More

Superintendent Ptacek discusses sales tax bonds, impact on District 117

By Blake Schnitker on June 26 at 12:49pm

District 117 board members are focusing on two major items: the district-wide re-boundary process, and sales tax bonds. Superintendent Steve Ptacek joined WLDS’ AM Conversation this morning to discuss the Read More