District 117 committee looking at several approaches to re-boundary process

By Blake Schnitker on June 29 at 7:50am

The Jacksonville School District 117 Committee on elementary school boundaries took some initial steps in the overall process last night. The committee’s main goal was to look at a “layered Read More

Fire destroys machine shed near Alexander

By Blake Schnitker on June 28 at 11:14am

A machine shed just north of Alexander is destroyed after going up in flames this morning. Alexander Fire Chief Gary Strawn says his department received a call of the fire Read More

Phone conference scheduled in murder trial to discuss potential witnesses, continuance

By Blake Schnitker on June 28 at 10:04am

The defense team in the trial of Robert Gill, a Jacksonville man facing murder from an incident in 2015, filed for another continuance at yesterday’s pre trial hearing. Gill is Read More

Reports of crash near intersection of S. Main and Vandalia

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 12:58pm

WLDS/WEAI News has received a report that a vehicle accident has occurred near the corner of South Main and Vandalia. Based on initial reports, a vehicle struck a traffic signal Read More

Jacksonville extends Curbside Recycling Agreement with Area Disposal, Inc.

By Blake Schnitker on June 27 at 12:48pm

The City of Jacksonville is encouraging local residents to take advantage of recycling opportunities throughout the town. Thanks in large part to a city-wide recycling study conducted by students and Read More