Congressman LaHood shares thoughts on ongoing trade war with China

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 10:27am

Farmers across America and particularly west central Illinois aren’t hiding their displeasure with the ongoing trade war with China. Despite the negative impact the trade war looks to have on Read More

City Council approves resolution to begin work on local school walking routes

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 6:57am

Jacksonville aldermen passed a resolution for preliminary construction engineering services for improving walking routes to local schools at last night’s meeting. During the workshop portion of last night’s city council Read More

County residents raise concerns over wind ordinance at Board meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 1:00pm

More than a dozen communities members showed up to voice their concerns regarding a wind ordinance during this morning’s Morgan County Commissioners meeting. The majority of those in attendance at Read More

Petersburg man struck by moving vehicle on I-72 over the weekend

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 7:15am

A Petersburg man remains hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the interstate this weekend. According to reports from Illinois State Police, 32-year old Matthew Wallick, of Read More

TIF grant, Trick or Treat ordinance to be discussed at City Council meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 7:14am

The city’s Trick or Treat ordinance, as well as a TIF grant will be discussed by Jacksonville aldermen at tonight’s city council meeting. During the workshop session prior to the Read More

Winchester School District has no set superintendent for next year

By Anthony Engle on August 11 at 11:08am

After 11 years, the superintendent of Winchester School District has completed his collection of the ceremonial 35 years in education. David Roberts officially announced his decision to retire to the Read More

Jean Wardell and Northeast End Development seek volunteers and applicable equipment

By Anthony Engle on August 10 at 12:23pm

A volunteer group in Jacksonville is looking for lawn care, carpentry, and working tools, as well as individuals or groups in the community to offer additional volunteer assistance. The Northeast Read More

WEAI’s own Alexa in the Morning voted 2018 “Best Radio Personality”

By Blake Schnitker on August 10 at 12:23pm

One of WEAI’s own has been chosen as the area’s Best Radio Personality for her daily work on the morning airwaves. Listeners from throughout west central Illinois have been waking Read More

Mt. Sterling man hospitalized after dump truck crash in Pike County

By Blake Schnitker on August 10 at 11:13am

A Brown County man was hospitalized following a single-vehicle accident involving a dump truck on Illinois Route 104 yesterday. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 20, 60-year old Read More

Go-ahead given for new 2,000 sq. ft. South JAX Public Works building on Hardin Ave.

By Anthony Engle on August 9 at 11:45pm

The proposal for a new South Jacksonville Water and Street Department building by Godfrey Park on Hardin Avenue was approved last night. John Green and Harry Jennings got the South Read More