JHS without power, students sent home for today only

By Anthony Engle on May 21 at 8:56am

Jacksonville High School has announced that they are currently experiencing a power outage. The administration is asking students to stay home today as a safety precaution, and the plan is Read More

Two Petersburg residents hospitalized after weekend crash

By Blake Schnitker on May 21 at 7:19am

Two area residents were hospitalized following a vehicle vs tractor accident this weekend. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 9, 55-year old Leanne Fricke, of Petersburg, was driving Read More

Superintendent of CUSD 262 Tim Page weighs in on Bunker Hill Senator’s teacher salary minimum legislation

By Anthony Engle on May 19 at 2:27pm

Teacher salaries in the state of Illinois have been a recent topic of extensive debate in the state Government. Many people believe teachers are not able to live comfortably being Read More

Passavant Lifeline Sponsors 24th annual Duck Race at Nichols Park

By Anthony Engle on May 19 at 1:53pm

A local team of medical professionals invite you to Nichols Park this weekend to experience fun for the whole family. The Lifeline Medical Alert Services team is sponsoring the 24th Read More

WLDS holds check presentation of charitable proceeds from 2018 All-Star Basketball Classic

By Anthony Engle on May 19 at 12:00pm

The fortieth annual All Star Basketball Classic was held on March 23rd at the JHS Bowl. The event highlights senior boys’ basketball players from across West Central Illinois and supports Read More