Car crashes into mobile home

By Jim McCabe on September 20 at 5:28pm


A vehicle apparently crashed into a mobile home on the north side of Jacksonville Saturday morning. Jacksonville Police reports indicate it happened at around 7:30 at a home in the Read More

School districts vary on CO detector placement

By Jim McCabe on September 20 at 11:10am


School districts across West Central Illinois may not be left with a choice to install carbon monoxide detectors in their schools if recently-introduced legislation passes, but some are being proactive. Read More

Rep. Davis hopes to improve apprenticeship programs

By Ryne Turke on September 20 at 11:05am


Representative Rodney Davis introduced a bipartisan legislation on Thursday to reinvigorate America’s apprenticeship programs for skilled industries. A Georgetown study projected that by 2018 there will be shortages of between Read More

New opportunity for engineering students announced by IDOT

By Richard Holton on September 20 at 11:00am


Acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation Erica Borggren announced the annual “First Nighter” program for students through the Engineering Explorer Post 6. The open-house format is designed to Read More

Jacksonville celebrates 30th Cruise Night

By Ryne Turke on September 20 at 6:52am

Sights from Cruise Night in 2012

Cruise Night committee members Joel Buchanan and Don Myers stopped by the WLDS/WEAI station earlier this week to talk about a few changes being made to increase attendance. As Buchanan Read More