JPD 2014 report: more accidents, less cannabis arrests

By Jim McCabe on January 29 at 7:27am

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The Jacksonville Police Department has released its crime stats report for last year. The department responded to 24,600 calls for service, a decrease of 8.1 percent from 2013. There was Read More

IC students participate in volunteer tax program

By Ryne Turke on January 29 at 7:26am


The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is prepared to help West Central Illinoisans during tax season. John Rush, the coordinator of the program, was a guest yesterday on WLDS’ “What’s Read More

Grain Belt Line officials tweak power line route

By Jim McCabe on January 28 at 1:19pm


More meetings are coming to introduce landowners to the newest electricity project in West Central Illinois. Clean Line Energy will hold the second of three rounds of meetings in areas Read More

Passavant renovation will serve new patient demographic

By Jim McCabe on January 28 at 1:18pm


Passavant Area Hospital has been approved by the state to create a psychiatric unit. The hospital received a Certificate of Need application from the Illinoisn Health Facilities and Services Review Read More

Rep. Davis focuses on human trafficking prevention

By Ryne Turke on January 28 at 1:14pm


Representative Rodney Davis is pushing for Congress to prioritize human trafficking prevention. In a press release, Davis announced that the House is making strides to continue their mission of eliminating Read More