Rain heavy in June, but not a record in Jax

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 1:10pm

Rain Gauge

In case you were wondering, we fell a few inches short of a record for precipitation in the month of June. The official numbers from the WLDS-WEAI recording station showed Read More

Gas leak on farm field shuts down Old State Road

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 1:09pm


Old State Road east of Jacksonville was briefly shut down this morning due to a gas leak. It happened just east of the WLDS-WEAI radio station building near the intersection Read More

Grounds of Grace in search for a new location

By Tiffani Homer on July 6 at 1:09pm


The Grounds of Grace program is searching for a new location as building plans continue to develop for the new Jacksonville Water Plant. The Grounds of Grace program provides counseling, Read More

Illinois River levels beginning to get lower

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:40am


Morgan County officials may soon be breathing a sigh of relief as the Illinois River begins to go down. As of this morning, the river was at 26.9 feet, after Read More

Weekend fire does major damage to Waverly house

By Jim McCabe on July 6 at 8:40am


It happened at 344 North Grove Street, where Waverly firefighters were called at around 10:30 Saturday night. Waverly Fire Chief Glen Brown says the fire was contained to the back Read More