Our Savior priests consider relocating to Old Rectory

By Ryne Turke on July 5 at 6:16am

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The priests of Our Savior Church in Jacksonville could be moving back into the Old Rectory. The search for a new living arrangement started after Our Savior Church recently announced Read More

Morgan County ranked in 10 top for best Illinois unemployment rates

By Ryne Turke on July 4 at 11:01am

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Unemployment rates are down and jobs are up in West Central Illinois. The latest numbers from the Illinois Department of Employment Security reported over the year unemployment rate improvements for Read More

Grilling safety stressed for the holiday

By Ryne Turke on July 4 at 11:00am

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West Central Illinoisans are being reminded about a few safety tips for the holiday weekend. Adam Rife and Stacey Skrysak of WICS ABC Newschannel 20 say the summer safety precautions Read More

Jacksonville, Franklin and White Hall hosting 4th of July events

By Tiffani Homer on July 4 at 6:18am

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Several events will be taking place this weekend in West Central Illinois to celebrate the Fourth of July. Deanna WarBonnett, Brittany Henry, and Tim Cruzan stopped by WLDS’ “What’s On Read More

Broaddus returning as South Jax Police Chief

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 1:57pm

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South Jacksonville’s interim police chief is returning to his role in the village. Village President Steve Waltrip confirmed that Mike Broaddus was reinstated Friday afternoon, just hours after he had Read More