SIU memory network update

By Jim McCabe on May 27 at 7:15am

Progress is slow on a fundraiser to save a statewide program that operates in Jacksonville. The effort to save the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s memory network for Illinoisans Read More

Fire damages home on North East

By Jim McCabe on May 27 at 7:14am

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Fire caused significant damage to the basement of a Jacksonville home Thursday night. Jacksonville and South Jacksonville firefighters responded to 706 North East at around 6:15 p.m. The fire was Read More

North Greene board member resigns

By Ryne Turke on May 26 at 4:28pm

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The North Greene School District has lost a board member. Interim Superintendent Laurence Coultas informed WLDS-WEAI News that Brad Bell resigned from his position this week, due to personal reasons. Read More

There will be a delay in 2016 opening of Jacksonville public pool

By Jim McCabe on May 26 at 1:57pm

Nichols park Pool

City officials say the Nichols Park Pool won’t be opening this weekend. Jacksonville Parks Supervisor Adam Fletcher says the filters in the pool filtration system are nearly 30 years old, Read More

Davidsmeyer blasts newest Democrat budget

By Jim McCabe on May 26 at 1:55pm

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Jacksonville State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer is reacting to the 40-billion-dollar budget plan pushed in the House by Democrats yesterday. Davidsmeyer says the budget is $7-billion out of balance. He says Read More