Company will provide pedestrian bridge cost analysis study for free

By Jim McCabe on September 14 at 8:05am

A Jacksonville alderwoman says there’s an engineering firm interested in doing pro bono work for a cost analysis study for a pedestrian bridge on the west side of Lake Jacksonville. Read More

Illinois places 25th in obesity rankings

By Ryne Turke on September 14 at 8:02am


Obesity rankings have been released for each state in the United States and Illinois finished in the middle of the pack. The report released by the group Trust for America’s Read More

Little Caesar’s donating pizzas to Jacksonville shelter

By Jim McCabe on September 13 at 11:20am

A new pizza chain in Jacksonville is having a big impact on the city’s homeless shelter. The Jacksonville Little Caesar’s establishment has been donating, on average, about 25 pizzas every Read More

Parents reacting to Common Core in schools

By Jim McCabe on September 13 at 11:05am


Some West Central Illinois families are taking action in response to the implementation of new educational standards. While WLDS-WEAI News was at a Winchester school board meeting this week, a Read More

Crimestoppers investigating local burglary

By Ryne Turke on September 13 at 11:00am


Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott Counties are requesting information on a local burglary. According to the Jacksonville Police Department, sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Read More