LaHood honors National Catholic Schools week

By Ryne Turke on February 5 at 12:58pm


Representative Darin LaHood cosponsored a resolution this week honoring National Catholic Schools week. The 18th district of Illinois is home to 28 Catholic Schools. LaHood, a graduate of a Catholic Read More

IC basketball hosts Play4Kay Day

By Ryne Turke on February 5 at 12:58pm


The Illinois College Blueboys and Lady Blues will wear black and pink socks during Saturday’s game against Lawrence University to celebrate Play4Kay Day. The socks will be sold on campus Read More

New Directions celebrating five year anniversary

By Ryne Turke on February 5 at 12:20pm


A homeless shelter in Jacksonville is celebrating its five year anniversary with a special event this weekend. New Directions Director Vanessa Tyus tells WLDS/WEAI News that the shelter is “blessed, Read More

Davidsmeyer sponsors legislation ending pay increases during budget impasse

By Jim McCabe on February 5 at 7:21am


Jacksonville State Representative CD Davidsmeyer is co-sponsoring legislation that will block an automatic pay increase for Illinois lawmakers. The automatic Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) is based on statistics created Read More

Village officials review annual reports

By Ryne Turke on February 5 at 7:15am


South Jacksonville officials recapped the highs and lows of 2015 during Thursday’s board meeting. Annual reports were presented by representatives from the South Jacksonville fire, police, water, sewer, street, parks Read More