State Rep. Davidsmeyer goes to Iowa in support of Marco Rubio

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 7:19am


Jacksonville State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer spent time in Iowa this week stumping for a presidential candidate. Davidsmeyer was in Des Moines on Monday in support of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, Read More

Jax man arrested for alleged involvement in second meth lab since Dec.

By Jim McCabe on February 3 at 5:58am

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A Jacksonville man already in trouble for allegedly being involved in a meth lab has been arrested again for the same offense less than two months later. Jacksonville Police arrested Read More

Power outage impacts 500 Ameren customers

By Ryne Turke on February 2 at 4:23pm


The power went out this morning for about 500 Ameren customers and the WLDS/WEAI radio station. Ameren spokesperson Marcelyn Love spoke with WLDS/WEAI about a pair of outages that took Read More

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