Kiwanis Club .5K Walk Skip Run to Donate Funds to ISVI

By Blake Schnitker on February 25 at 10:37am

The 7th annual Jacksonville Kiwanis Club .5K Walk Skip Run is just over a month away. Each year, local residents participate in the .5 Walk Skip Run, a non-profit organization Read More

Chapin Lions Club hosts 18th Annual Soup Supper Tonight

By Blake Schnitker on February 25 at 8:02am

The Chapin Lions Club is hosting their 18th annual Soup Supper tonight to benefit a local missionary group. For nearly two decades, the Chapin Lions Club Soup Supper has been Read More

Pike County Crash Leaves Several People Hospitalized

By Blake Schnitker on February 24 at 1:02pm

A single-vehicle accident in Pike County yesterday morning left multiple people hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 33-year old Jessica Gwartney of Read More

LaHood Visits Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce

By Zac Coffman on February 24 at 12:45pm

Congressman Darin LaHood spoke to the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce yesterday at Pathways on Morton Avenue. The Congressman was originally scheduled to speak in the Chamber meeting room but Read More

Passavant Taking Applications For Nursing Camp

By Zac Coffman on February 24 at 12:43pm

Passavant Area Hospital is now accepting applications for a free four day summer camp for high school students with an interest in nursing. Teens Experiencing Nursing (TEN), will be held Read More

Protesters Ask LaHood For Townhall

By Zac Coffman on February 24 at 12:38pm

Congressman Darin LaHood was scheduled to speak yesterday at the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce meeting room, but the event changed venues at the last minute. Congressman LaHood spoke to Read More

No Action Taken at Last Night’s South Jacksonville Meeting

By Blake Schnitker on February 24 at 9:44am

South Jacksonville Village Trustees held a closed session for more than two hours at last night’s special meeting. After the lengthy discussion however, no action was taken by the Board Read More

Mayor Ezard Talks Appropriation Budget and Road Projects

By Blake Schnitker on February 23 at 12:00pm

The City of Jacksonville had their first reading of an Appropriation Budget at a council meeting earlier this month. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard joined WLDS’ AM Conversation earlier this week, Read More

AFSCME Members Authorize Strike

By Zac Coffman on February 23 at 11:12am

The largest state employee union in Illinois has announced the results of the strike authorization vote. AFSCME members have spent the last few weeks voting on whether to authorize a Read More

Waverly Man Sentenced to 13 Years in the IDOC

By Blake Schnitker on February 23 at 6:30am

A Waverly man will likely spend over a decade behind bars after his sentencing in Morgan County court earlier this week. Thirty-five year old Hugh Kearse, of Waverly, was sentenced Read More