Reports: clemency denied for Shirley Skinner

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 6:21am


Clemency has reportedly been denied for an 80-year-old Ashland woman convicted of murdering her granddaughter’s estranged husband. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports former Governor Pat Quinn denied Shirley Skinner’s request for Read More

District 117 proposing two-hour late start during severe weather

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 12:56pm


A new bell schedule is being proposed for District 117 when severe weather puts officials in a tough decision to cancel classes. The item has been a popular topic during Read More

Local radio personality arrested

By Jim McCabe on April 17 at 12:52pm


A Jacksonville radio personality has been arrested for aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Fifty-year-old Perry Brown of Carlinville was also booked at the Sangamon County Jail at around 3:30 yesterday afternoon Read More

Terry stepping down as executive director of LLCC

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 12:49pm

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The executive director of Lincoln Land Community College is stepping down next month. Jan Terry told WLDS-WEAI News that she will be ending a 19 year partnership with Lincoln Land Read More

South Jax ethics meeting reportedly canceled by village president

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 7:28am

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A special meeting for South Jacksonville board members to discuss a recent ethics complaint was canceled last night. Earlier this week, Village Attorney Allen Yow told WLDS-WEAI News that the Read More