District 117 proposing two-hour late start during severe weather

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 12:56pm


A new bell schedule is being proposed for District 117 when severe weather puts officials in a tough decision to cancel classes. The item has been a popular topic during Read More

Local radio personality arrested

By Jim McCabe on April 17 at 12:52pm


A Jacksonville radio personality has been arrested for aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Fifty-year-old Perry Brown of Carlinville was also booked at the Sangamon County Jail at around 3:30 yesterday afternoon Read More

Terry stepping down as executive director of LLCC

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 12:49pm

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The executive director of Lincoln Land Community College is stepping down next month. Jan Terry told WLDS-WEAI News that she will be ending a 19 year partnership with Lincoln Land Read More

South Jax ethics meeting reportedly canceled by village president

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 7:28am

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A special meeting for South Jacksonville board members to discuss a recent ethics complaint was canceled last night. Earlier this week, Village Attorney Allen Yow told WLDS-WEAI News that the Read More

Passavant hosting free kidney and health screening

By Ryne Turke on April 17 at 7:27am


The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is teaming with Passavant Area Hospital to provide free kidney and health screenings today. The screenings will be provided by the KidneyMobile at the Read More