JMS bids being considered by District 117

By Ryne Turke on April 20 at 7:43am


Bids for the Jacksonville Middle School Project are once again being considered by District 117 board members. That will be discussed during tonight’s monthly meeting, along with consideration for the Read More

South Jacksonville mini golf course set to open April 30th

By Ryne Turke on April 20 at 7:42am


Plans are in motion to bring a mini golf course to South Jacksonville. Robyn Bland, owner of Robyn’s Drive-In, tells WLDS-WEAI News the nine hole course will be located right Read More

Davidsmeyer issues response to GOP attack ads from SEIU

By Jim McCabe on April 19 at 1:47pm


The union representing healthcare workers in Illinois is ramping up their attack ads against Republican lawmakers. According to our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20, SEIU says they have Read More

Property tax multiplier set in Morgan County

By Jim McCabe on April 19 at 1:17pm

State officials are releasing new information that will impact the amount of taxes paid by property owners in Morgan County. The “final multiplier” for Morgan County, as calculated by the Read More

Corn planting on track in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on April 19 at 12:57pm

corn in hand

Corn planting is back on track in Illinois thanks to a warm and dry week. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusener says last week was “pretty mild”, giving producers time to Read More

JHS counselor says high school students are turning to out-of-state colleges

By Jim McCabe on April 19 at 7:37am


Local school officials say the college choices for Illinois high school students may be getting swayed by the state budget impasse. Jacksonville High School Counselor Sherri McLaughlin, on WLDS’ “What’s Read More

Two arrested after break-in at Winchester’s Marshall Chevrolet

By Ryne Turke on April 19 at 7:35am


Felony charges have been filed against a pair of individuals who allegedly broke into Winchester’s Marshall Chevrolet over the weekend. Scott County State’s Attorney Michael Hill explains what officers saw Read More

Drain leak along Morton being handled by City of Jax

By Ryne Turke on April 18 at 1:01pm


The City of Jacksonville is stepping in to take care of a water line leak that has been plaguing a section of West Morton Avenue. Jack Cosner, Superintendent of Operations, Read More

Police arrest one after slashing incident at Lake Jax

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 1:00pm

A Scott County man is avoiding more serious charges after an alleged slashing incident at Lake Jacksonville Saturday night. Police say 32-year-old Eric Mefford of Winchester was at Point 4 Read More

Illinois presidential delegates finalized

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 6:26am

It’s been a month since the Illinois primary, but only now have the results of delegate elections in the presidential primaries been certified. The outcomes remain substantially the same, but Read More