Lightning strikes twice with winner of this year’s Dreams Drawing

By Jim McCabe on August 31 at 8:54pm


Don’t tell Jennifer Wingler the odds of winning a $100,000 prize twice are impossible. Wingler was the winner of the grand prize of the 2014 Routt-Our Saviour Dreams Drawing. Her Read More

Senator Durbin presents Carrollton native with the Vietnam Service Medal

By Ryne Turke on August 31 at 9:53am


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin presented an award that was long overdue to a Vietnam veteran yesterday in Greene County. Carrollton native Bob Richey was given the Vietnam Service Medal with Read More

Only three minorities on Jax police force currently

By Jim McCabe on August 31 at 8:09am


Jacksonville’s police chief says his department is always seeking to hire more minorities. The comments come about two weeks after U.S. Senator Mark Kirk stated that diversity in the police Read More

BREAKING: Baby found in a dumpster

By Jim McCabe on August 30 at 11:35am


The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating an incident of a baby found in a dumpster in the 300 block of West Lafayette. The discovery was made at around 8:15 this Read More

Parks and Lakes deer-duck lottery coming up

By Jim McCabe on August 30 at 11:11am


Two important dates are coming up for the Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Department. Parks and Lakes Superintendent Bruce Surratt appeared on the most recent edition of WLDS’ “What’s On Your Read More