Midwest Youth Services announces service cutbacks

By Jim McCabe on May 30 at 7:52am

Jacksonville non-profit group Midwest Youth Services is the latest to announce service cuts because of the state budget impasse. Midwest Youth Services works with about 100 children per year in Read More

West Central Illinois honors vets on Memorial Day

By Ryne Turke on May 30 at 6:00am


The Jacksonville Lions Club will be placing flags around Community Park starting at 7 a.m. To assist putting up or taking down flags contact Dale Shafer at 248-0779. American Legion Read More

LLCC discontinues business workshop at Jacksonville location

By Ryne Turke on May 29 at 9:00am


Lincoln Land Community College is offering free workshops designed for prospective business owners next month, but not in Jacksonville. LLCC Executive Director of Public Relations Lynn Whalen explains why the Read More

Routt grads earn $1 million in scholarships and grants

By Ryne Turke on May 28 at 1:01pm


Sunday is graduation day for 30 Routt Catholic High School seniors. Principal Nicholas Roscetti says the class of 2016 is one that will be dearly missed at Routt. “They work Read More

Emerald ash borer migration discussed on WOYM

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 1:00pm


University of Illinois Extension officials are warning people in parts of West Central Illinois to check for the emerald ash borer. The beetle, native to Asia, feeds on ash trees Read More