South Jax residents raise questions regarding payments to village water system

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 8:39pm


A handful of concerned South Jacksonville residents showed up to a personnel and finance committee meeting in the village on Thursday. The majority of the meeting consisted of comments from Read More

Accident in Jacksonville sends one to hospital

By Ryne Turke on August 27 at 4:23pm


A three vehicle accident in Jacksonville this afternoon sent one person to the hospital. Limited details were available, but Jacksonville Police are reporting the accident took place in the 22-hundred Read More

New effort underway to put the brakes on large truck traffic in downtown Jax

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 1:01pm


Mayor Andy Ezard asked aldermen for direction during Monday’s City Council meeting but said he doesn’t want to place a permanent police presence downtown to fix the problem because he Read More

Lawsuit against former Waverly cop moved back to local court

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 1:01pm


A lawsuit against a former Waverly police officer has been thrown back to the local court. The suit, filed by a 19-year-old Waverly woman who was 16 when former officer Read More

Turner school name survey now up

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 1:01pm


A survey asking people what they think the colors and mascot of Turner Jr. High School should be is now available. WLDS-WEAI News was the first to report last week Read More

Springfield Diocese proposes new regulations for non-Catholic families of students

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 8:51am


A letter that’s been sent to pastors and principals in the Springfield Catholic Diocese would require weekly Mass attendance for non-Catholic families who have children attending Catholic school. A story Read More

Greene County federal indictments issued for meth lab

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 8:50am


Several people arrested in Greene County in March for allegedly making methamphetamine in Roodhouse are now facing federal charges. An indictment in U.S. Court in Springfield on August 6th lists Read More

Fifth annual press conference for Jacksonville Center for the Arts

By Jim McCabe on August 27 at 8:50am


The Jacksonville Center for the Arts held its fifth annual JaxArts Press Conference yesterday to announce the 2015-2016 season for all of the area arts organizations. They included the Jacksonville Read More

Committee recap, part two: Golf carts on Jax streets

By Jim McCabe on August 26 at 1:29pm


A Jacksonville alderman wants to make it legal to drive golf carts and utility vehicles on city streets. Travis Richardson, who is in his first term in Ward 3, brought Read More

Treasurer says Jacksonville won’t be affected by Illinois Accounts change

By Jim McCabe on August 26 at 1:22pm


Jacksonville’s treasurer doesn’t expect the city to be affected in the same manner as Springfield when it comes to a banking system change. Because of a recent Securities and Exchange Read More