Aldermen to get updates on Comprehensive Plan tonight

By Jim McCabe on September 22 at 7:18am


The 2002 Jacksonville Comprehensive Plan is back on the agenda for city council tonight. A Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting will be held at 5:30 to discuss the plan. At the August 27th Read More

Water projects presenting added costs to city

By Jim McCabe on September 21 at 8:00am


Jacksonville officials are discovering that certain maintenance efforts for various aspects of the city’s water system are proving costly. Between $500,000 and $1 million will have to be spent on Read More

Crimestoppers investigating vandalism at former JDC building

By Ryne Turke on September 21 at 7:59am


According to the Jacksonville Police Department, sometime in the overnight hours of Tuesday or Wednesday, an unknown person broke out several windows on a building on the grounds of the Read More

Car crashes into mobile home

By Jim McCabe on September 20 at 5:28pm


A vehicle apparently crashed into a mobile home on the north side of Jacksonville Saturday morning. Jacksonville Police reports indicate it happened at around 7:30 at a home in the Read More

School districts vary on CO detector placement

By Jim McCabe on September 20 at 11:10am


School districts across West Central Illinois may not be left with a choice to install carbon monoxide detectors in their schools if recently-introduced legislation passes, but some are being proactive. Read More

Rep. Davis hopes to improve apprenticeship programs

By Ryne Turke on September 20 at 11:05am


Representative Rodney Davis introduced a bipartisan legislation on Thursday to reinvigorate America’s apprenticeship programs for skilled industries. A Georgetown study projected that by 2018 there will be shortages of between Read More

New opportunity for engineering students announced by IDOT

By Richard Holton on September 20 at 11:00am


Acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation Erica Borggren announced the annual “First Nighter” program for students through the Engineering Explorer Post 6. The open-house format is designed to Read More

Jacksonville celebrates 30th Cruise Night

By Ryne Turke on September 20 at 6:52am

Sights from Cruise Night in 2012

Cruise Night committee members Joel Buchanan and Don Myers stopped by the WLDS/WEAI station earlier this week to talk about a few changes being made to increase attendance. As Buchanan Read More

Listen Online to JHS Football

By Rob Thomas on September 19 at 5:19pm

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Free Child Seat Checks promote saftey in Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on September 19 at 1:19pm


The South Jacksonville Police Department is teaming up with other organizations in the area to promote National Child Passenger Safety Week. According to a press release, motor vehicle crashes are Read More