New Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment facility looks to fill void left by departure of Wells Center

By Blake Schnitker on January 18 at 6:22am

There’s good news coming for Jacksonville residents suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, as a new treatment facility is returning to Jacksonville after the Wells Center shutdown due to issues Read More

JPD Year-End Numbers with Chief Mefford

By Jack Jones on January 17 at 11:38am

End of year numbers for 2017 are beginning to be released by local agencies, including the Jacksonville Police Department. WLDS/WEAI News spoke with JPD Chief Adam Mefford about some of Read More

Missouri man killed in crash just outside of Jacksonville this morning

By Blake Schnitker on January 17 at 10:13am

A single-vehicle crash in Morgan County this morning left one Missouri man dead. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 9, a 61-year old man out of Missouri was Read More

Brickey to pay close to $40,000 in restitution to Morgan County

By Blake Schnitker on January 17 at 7:59am

A former county employee pleaded not guilty yesterday to theft and will pay close to $40-thousand dollars in restitution to Morgan County. Forty-two year old Stacy Brickey, of Murrayville, was Read More

Manker possible choice for South Jacksonville Trustee position

By Jack Jones on January 16 at 2:30pm

With the recent resignation of Steve Waltrip from the South Jacksonville Board of Trustees, the board must find a replacement. The process for finding a replacement consists of the village Read More