American Hauntings Festival of Haunts opens today

By Ryne Turke on August 30 at 7:05am

James Eldred House

Anyone searching for a full day of spooks and scares is invited to the American Hauntings Festival of Haunts today in Greene County. This year’s event will be held in Read More

Jax woman marks three-year anniversary of child’s death from house fire

By Jim McCabe on August 30 at 7:04am


Friends and family gathered yesterday at the site where a house fire claimed the life of a young boy three years ago. Isaiah Brooks, who would have been nine years Read More

Patrols increased for Illinois roads this weekend

By Ryne Turke on August 29 at 1:10pm


As Illinois residents prepare to hit the road for the holiday weekend, police are beefing up their patrols. State police Captain Scott Compton says they’ll be keeping a close watch Read More

South Jax responds to suspended employee FOIA request

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 1:09pm


South Jacksonville officials are revealing the name of the employee who was suspended earlier this month. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request by WLDS-WEAI News, officials indicate building Read More

Several aldermanic seats up for grabs in Jax

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 1:09pm


Information is now available for Jacksonville citizens interested in running for an aldermanic position in the 2015 consolidated elections. City Clerk Skip Bradshaw says you can obtain documents at his Read More