One suspect in marijuana bust has preliminary hearing, other fails to appear

By Blake Schnitker on January 16 at 12:16pm

The two Houston men arrested on New Year’s Eve were scheduled to appear in Morgan County court today. Back on December 31st of last year, 21-year old Muhammad Usama and Read More

Number of Area School Districts Closed today due to weather

By Blake Schnitker on January 16 at 6:12am

A number of local school districts are closed due to weather today. Area school districts that are closed today include: All schools within Jacksonville School District 117, Routt/OSS & Salem Read More

Illinois State Police 2017 Year-End Numbers

By Jack Jones on January 15 at 3:43pm

The Illinois State Police Districts have begun to release their 2017 year end numbers, and WLDS/WEAI News has the numbers from both District 9 and District 18.   District 18 Read More

117 and Routt Schools Out tomorrow Due to Cold

By Gary Scott on January 15 at 12:54pm

The anticipated chilly start to tomorrow’s day has prompted Jacksonville school district 117 to make an early announcement. Wind chill factors tomorrow morning are anticipated to be at the 20-below Read More

Passavant’s Women’s Health Center expands services

By Blake Schnitker on January 13 at 6:00am

A local medical center focused on women’s health has recently expanded its facility to provide higher quality care for area residents. The Women’s Health Center at Passavant Area Hospital is Read More