District 117 approves three action items to start school year

By Ryne Turke on August 20 at 9:20pm

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District 117 board members were busy at last night’s school board meeting, approving a new computer software program, establishing a contract with an autism program and increasing pay for basketball Read More

School supplies being collected for Turner students

By Jim McCabe on August 20 at 1:11pm


Jacksonville Main Street and Turner Junior High School are again partnering to make sure students have everything they need to go back to school. When thinking of school donations, officials Read More

Concussion training required for ISHA athletic staff

By Ryne Turke on August 20 at 1:11pm


The newly signed law requires the Illinois High School Association to give athletic staff in the state an online training course on concussions. Governor Pat Quinn believes the results will Read More

Radio station staff takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; find out who they nominated!

By Jim McCabe on August 20 at 10:58am


The challenge has been issued to three West Central Illinois civic leaders after three members of the WLDS-WEAI staff took the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning. News director Jim McCabe, Read More

Trap-neuter-release program aims to fix feral cat problem

By Jim McCabe on August 20 at 7:43am


A group in Morgan County is working to create a program where feral cats are captured and neutered before being released. A meeting was held in the Jacksonville municipal building Read More