South Jax considering sidewalk construction on Hardin Ave

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 9:12pm


Among the many topics brought up during South Jacksonville’s triple-header meeting on Thursday was discussion regarding Hardin Avenue. The safety along Hardin Avenue has been brought up at meetings for Read More

Illinois finally has a budget a year after impasse began

By Jim McCabe on June 30 at 8:14pm

Illinois lawmakers have passed a “stopgap” budget. Governor Bruce Rauner signed a six-month budget and education funding package that was passed through the Illinois House and Senate earlier on Thursday. Read More

Winchester man reportedly fainted before I-72 accident: State police

By Jim McCabe on June 30 at 7:44pm


A Winchester man was killed in a highway accident in Pike County this afternoon. Illinois State Police reports indicate 66-year-old David Welsh was driving westbound on Interstate 72 just west Read More

Grain Belt Express project to try again in Missouri

By Jim McCabe on June 30 at 12:35pm


Folks in Scott and Greene Counties waiting for a multi-state electricity transmission to be built there could be waiting for a while. There’s been a holdup with the Grain Belt Read More

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois see major funding cuts

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 7:25am


Chief Development Officer Kate Peters spoke with WLDS-WEAI News this week and says Girls Scouts of Central Illinois is suffering more than $75,000 in cuts from United Way. Peters says Read More