West Central Mass Transit to extend services starting Monday

By Blake Schnitker on December 8 at 6:26pm


West Central Illinois’ most relied-upon transportation service will increase its availability to the public on a limited basis starting Monday. West Central Mass Transit District announced yesterday afternoon that, starting Read More

A 6th Boundary Session at Murrayville-Woodson?

By Gary Scott on December 8 at 10:02am

Jacksonville school superintendent Steve Ptacek plans to add a sixth session to a series of public discussions about grade school boundaries in the Jacksonville school district. Discussion prior to the Read More

Waverly Superintendent talks impact of state government on school districts

By Blake Schnitker on December 8 at 9:28am

School Districts throughout West Central Illinois are feelings the effects of Illinois’ frequently unpredictable state government. Waverly School District Superintendent Dustin Day joined WLDS’ “What’s On Your Mind?” program yesterday. Read More

Rotary Helps Overseas Soldiers During Holidays

By Gary Scott on December 7 at 10:07am


A local service club has joined with two other groups to send holiday care packages to military personnel in the Middle East. The Jacksonville Rotary Club worked with the Franklin Read More

Ameren Rates to Drop Slightly

By Gary Scott on December 7 at 10:07am


Ameren electric rates are going down. The Illinois Commerce Commission yesterday authorized lower electric distribution rates for Ameren next year. The new rates will generate about a percent and a Read More