Davis introduces college tuition cost bill

By Jim McCabe on February 2 at 1:08pm


West Central Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis is introducing a bill aimed at stopping the rising costs of college education. Davis says the college bubble is bursting because of high student Read More

Package delivery employee sentenced for theft

By Jim McCabe on February 2 at 1:05pm


A former employee at the Jacksonville UPS customer center accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics and other items from packages has been sentenced. Thirty-two-year-old Clayton Whitaker of Read More

CEO Class presents A Dinner with Ken Bradbury

By Ryne Turke on February 2 at 1:04pm


A group of entrepreneurs are providing a special event for the public this week. The Morgan-Scott CEO Class, made up of 15 students from various high schools in the area, Read More

Winchester School District giving back to Marshall Chevrolet

By Ryne Turke on February 2 at 12:57pm


A Scott County School District is making an effort to get Winchester’s Marshall Chevrolet back on its feet. Karen Daniels is a Special Needs Coordinator at Winchester Elementary/High School and Read More

Greene Co. could soon become a part of another county’s 9-1-1 system

By Jim McCabe on February 2 at 7:02am


An Illinois law passed last year mandates the remaining eleven counties that don’t have the service- Greene being one of them- to make some sort of 9-1-1 service available to Read More

Update: Ashland driver seriously injured in crash near Prentice

By Jim McCabe on February 2 at 7:00am


Update at 11:30 a.m.: the driver is listed in good condition at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. An Ashland driver reportedly suffered serious head injuries after an overnight accident in Read More

Eagle watching opportunities provided along Illinois River

By Ryne Turke on February 1 at 1:26pm


West Central Illinoisans will have some excellent eagle watching opportunities starting this month. Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge manager Bob Barry says an abundance of eagles can be spotted along the Read More

Burrus Drugs has new name in Roodhouse

By Jim McCabe on February 1 at 1:18pm

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A long-time Roodhouse pharmacy is operating under a new name. Burrus Drugs was sold to Byron Berry, the owner of Pharmacy Plus, on January 11th. Beth and Charlie Burrus have Read More

Pool, Crum named coaches of West Central All-Star Classic

By Ryne Turke on February 1 at 5:48am

The West Central Illinois All Star Classic is joining in the community effort to assist a local coach battling lung cancer. WLDS/WEAI General Manager Gary Scott announced the head coaches Read More

New member to LLCC board from Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on January 30 at 9:13am

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A retired nurse practitioner from Jacksonville is one of several new members of the Lincoln Land Community College Foundation Board. Lynne Sheaff holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Kalamazoo Read More