Hunters take aim for the start of firearm season

By Ryne Turke on November 21 at 12:35pm


Today officially marks the beginning of deer season in West Central Illinois. Illinois Department of Natural Resources spokesman Chris Young highlights the dates for hunters to keep in mind for Read More

Shock and Davis speaking out against executive actions from Obama

By Ryne Turke on November 21 at 12:30pm


Congressmen Aaron Schock and Rodney Davis are responding to the executive actions taken yesterday by President Obama regarding immigration. The action aims to boost border security and focuses on deporting Read More

Woman indicted by grand jury on charges stemming from fatal crash

By Jim McCabe on November 21 at 8:43am


A Springfield woman who prosecutors say killed two people in an auto accident last month will stand trial after being indicted by a Sangamon County grand jury on Thursday. Twenty-seven-year-old Read More

Festival of Trees begins today

By Jim McCabe on November 21 at 8:43am


It’s not a forest, but one Jacksonville spot will have plenty of trees this weekend. The Woodhaven Hospice Festival of Trees takes place at the Masonic Temple at 345 West Read More

Naples Food Pantry reaching out for donations

By Ryne Turke on November 21 at 8:42am


On account of numerous financial issues, the fate of the Naples Food Pantry is being left in the hands of the community. The food pantry was originally founded in the Read More

Jacksonville buzzing about low gas prices

By Ryne Turke on November 20 at 12:28pm


The price for a gallon of gas in Jacksonville today is $2.57, the lowest it’s been in over four years. According to our gas records at WLDS/WEAI, the last time Read More

IC welcomes public to tour new archive facility

By Ryne Turke on November 20 at 12:24pm


Illinois College is inviting the public to tour the newly renovated Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives on Friday. The facility has been relocated to the first floor of Schewe Library and Read More

Man arrested for possessing 12 pounds of pot after police chase

By Jim McCabe on November 20 at 10:18am


A California man remains in custody after allegedly tossing a duffel bag full of marijuana out of a car during a high-speed police chase in Morgan County last night. Forty-four-year-old Read More

Jax mayor speaks out against “manning” legislation for fire departments

By Jim McCabe on November 20 at 8:40am


Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard was in Springfield yesterday to talk about firefighters unions wanting the ability to negotiate the number of crew members each piece of equipment carries. A bill Read More

Deadline approaching for potential aldermen running for open seats

By Jim McCabe on November 20 at 8:40am

Here’s a reminder to get moving if you have plans to run for an alderman seat in Jacksonville and haven’t picked up the paperwork yet. The petition Filing Period for Read More