Davidsmeyer named Assistant Republican Leader in Illinois House

By Blake Schnitker on January 16 at 4:28pm

A local State Representative has been named to the House Republican Leadership team in the 101st General Assembly. It was announced Wednesday that Jacksonville-based State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, of Illinois’ Read More

Schools reopen Wednesday as more winter storms in forecast

By Anthony Engle on January 16 at 10:08am

School is back in session for District 117 Wednesday after a snowstorm blanketed Jacksonville and left students without time in class for two days. The Jacksonville School District 117 Board Read More

JHS Bowl accessibility, 25 changes to Board policy on tap for tonight

By Anthony Engle on January 16 at 6:09am

The Jacksonville School District 117 Board of Education will meet this evening, being their second meeting in as many nights. The Board of Education met for an emergency meeting yesterday Read More

Ice adds to dangerous roads, possibly more snow to come

By Blake Schnitker on January 15 at 3:54pm

Overnight ice added to the treacherous road conditions being experienced in west central Illinois following a historic weekend snowfall. After more than a foot of snow falling on the Jacksonville Read More

New agribusiness program more popular than expected

By Anthony Engle on January 15 at 2:36pm

The new Illinois College agribusiness program is more popular than originally expected According to enrollment data, more than five times the expected number of students in the IC student body Read More

Morgan/Scott Crime Stoppers: Vehicular Burglary

By Anthony Engle on January 15 at 12:02pm

Crimestoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting assistance in locating the pickup truck pictured. The Morgan County Sheriffs Department is investigating a Vehicle Burglary that occurred in the 2200 Read More

Location change for JSD117 Emergency Board Meeting

By Anthony Engle on January 15 at 10:19am

There has been a change in location for the emergency special School District 117 Board of Education meeting this evening, though the meeting is still open to the public. Though Read More

Motor Fuel Tax Street Maintenance Program highlights city council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on January 15 at 8:35am

The 2019 Motor Fuel Tax Street Maintenance Program highlighted discussions at last night’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. Jacksonville aldermen met for the first time in over a month last night, Read More

District 117 schools CLOSED Tuesday, Emergency Board meeting called

By Blake Schnitker on January 14 at 3:47pm

All Jacksonville School District 117 schools will be closed today due to weather, but there will be an emergency board of education meeting tonight to discuss the next steps to Read More

Historic Snowfall in Jax?

By Gary Scott on January 14 at 12:16pm

The weekend snowfall in Jacksonville may have been historic. The official measurement here at WLDS-WEAI through Sunday was 13 inches. But, there were other measurements in Jacksonville that pushed the Read More