Reminders for a fun and safe Halloween

By Blake Schnitker on October 28 at 1:04pm


Goons, goblins, ghosts and more will haunt the streets of Jacksonville for two nights as the city celebrates Halloween. Trick-or-treating is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year Read More

Gas leak shuts down portion of West Morton

By Ryne Turke on October 28 at 11:26am


A gas main leak shut down a section of Jacksonville’s busiest street for two hours this morning. Morgan County ESDA Director Phil McCarty says IDOT construction workers struck the gain Read More

Local bars hosting Halloween costume contests this weekend

By Blake Schnitker on October 28 at 7:42am


While the kids wait for their nights of trick-or-treating, adults will be celebrating Halloween weekend their own way. WLDS-WEAI News spoke with several local bar owners and managers to find Read More

IC dedicating new Looking for Lincoln exhibit

By Ryne Turke on October 28 at 5:52am


A Jacksonville college is dedicating a new Looking for Lincoln exhibit in November. Illinois College is inviting the community to the November 3rd dedication at Whipple Hall at 10 a.m. Read More

Trivia night set to benefit Fitzgerald family

By Ryne Turke on October 27 at 1:03pm


Proceeds from a trivia night at the end of the month will go to the family of a fallen South Jacksonville police officer. Richard and Michelle Larkin, along wiith Jill Read More