District 117 eyeing District-Wide Re-Boundary Process

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 1:04pm

After months of discussions and public meetings, Jacksonville School District 117 is looking at a district-wide re-boundary process. Superintendent Steve Ptacek originally presented the two choices of a limited-impact process Read More

Construction on Morton continues next week

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 7:08am

More construction on Morton Avenue is starting up the first day of May. Crews from the Illinois Department of Transportation completed their patching work over the course of two-to-three days Read More

Liquor ordinance, property rezoning among items for City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on April 24 at 6:55am

A number of Jacksonville alderman will be sworn-in as part of tonight’s City Council meeting. Tonight’s action begins at 6 with a workshop, where council members will discuss the animal Read More

Wells Center officially announces closure

By Blake Schnitker on April 21 at 3:05pm

A local drug abuse treatment facility is announcing that it will officially close the first week of May. In a statement released today, Wells Center Executive Director Bruce Carter announced Read More

Sports Postponement

By Dawn Johnson on April 21 at 2:49pm

*Update on Jacksonville Athletics 4/22* Boys (Varsity) Baseball: The Jacksonville vs. Triopia (Varsity)  baseball contest at St. Louis, Busch Stadium scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, April 22 has been postponed.

LaHood discusses Town Hall meeting earlier this week

By Jack Jones on April 21 at 11:59am

A local Congressman held a town hall meeting earlier this week to gauge the thoughts of how his constituents. Congressman Darin LaHood held a town hall meeting in Washington, Illinois Read More

LaHood, Davis push to make Route 66 a National Historic Trail

By Blake Schnitker on April 21 at 9:51am

Two local Congressmen are teaming up to turn one of the state’s most famous roadways into a National Historic Trail. Congressmen Darin LaHood and Rodney Davis recently embarked on a Read More

Inmate at Morgan County Jail escapes cell, allegedly attacks fellow inmate

By Blake Schnitker on April 21 at 8:03am

An inmate at the Morgan County Jail is facing new charges after making his way out of his jail cell and attacking another inmate. Local authorities are trying to determine Read More

Passavant to host program on mental illness and substance abuse

By Blake Schnitker on April 20 at 7:44am

A local hospital is hosting a program early next month on mental illness and substance abuse awareness. Passavant Area Hospital announced yesterday that they’ve partnered with Memorial Behavior Health to Read More

Further details regarding Monday arrest for alleged robbery

By Blake Schnitker on April 20 at 7:25am

WLDS-WEAI News has received further details regarding a Monday arrest for alleged robbery. According to authorities, on Monday at approximately 7 p.m., the Jacksonville Police Department received a report of Read More