Tornado warning test siren to take place at 10 a.m.

By Jim McCabe on March 3 at 9:01am

Despite all the snow and ice on the ground, don’t think you’re being deceived by your ears, as Jacksonville will hear a tornado siren this morning. It’s part of Severe Read More

Jacksonville Parks and Lakes focused on developing “master plan”

By Ryne Turke on March 3 at 8:55am


Jacksonville’s Parks and Lakes Committee took the first steps towards developing a master plan last night. The master plan would allow the Parks and Lakes Department to create a unified Read More

Winchester School District facing several bus-related issues

By Jim McCabe on March 2 at 2:56pm


Winchester School District’s superintendent says there’s a bus driver shortage. Dave Roberts tells WLDS-WEAI News because there are two full-time drivers out on medical leave and another substitute driver out Read More

Ferris wheel seats coming to Downtown Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on March 2 at 1:15pm


Jacksonville Main Street is planning to bring part of a historic Jacksonville business to the Downtown Square. After originating in Roodhouse, the Eli Bridge Co. moved to Jacksonville in 1919. Read More

Morgan County Sheriff announces college scholarship

By Ryne Turke on March 2 at 1:14pm


The Illinois Sheriff’s Association is giving away over $53,000 in college scholarships and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department is getting in on the action. Morgan County Sheriff Randy Duvendack will Read More