LaHood meets with Passavant, IC representatives on Friday

By Ryne Turke on May 6 at 1:08pm


Congressman Darin LaHood made a pit stop in Jacksonville Friday during his week-long tour of the 18th District. LaHood spoke with WLDS-WEAI News this morning about his busy week, which Read More

United Way promoting Diaper Drive starting on Mother’s Day

By Ryne Turke on May 6 at 1:07pm


Prairieland United Way is sponsoring an upcoming diaper drive and baby shower in Jacksonville. No Wet Behinds begins on Mother’s Day and encourages the community to donate supplies to help Read More

SEIU protests in Jacksonville over Rauner overtime cuts

By Jim McCabe on May 6 at 9:30am


At Jacksonville’s Community Park yesterday, several people who indicated they belong to a Service Employees International Union local criticized recent action by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. The SEIU members said Read More

Two arrested in Roodhouse for cannabis trafficking

By Jim McCabe on May 6 at 7:24am


Two people from Greene County are in jail this morning after being arrested for marijuana distribution. Fifty-year-old Beverly Murrow and 56-year-old Jimmy Crain, both of Roodhouse, were booked at the Read More

FY 17 budget process under way in South Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on May 6 at 7:22am


South Jacksonville trustees got the ball rolling on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget last night. Acting village mayor Steve Waltrip called to attention some of the issues he identified as Read More