Jacksonville celebrates sixth annual Pumpkin Festival

By Blake Schnitker on October 21 at 7:02am


There’s something for everyone at Jacksonville’s sixth annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday. Plenty of activities for both kids and adults have been organized for the day. Kristin Jenkins of the Read More

Morgan County Sheriff endorses Noll

By Ryne Turke on October 20 at 1:05pm


Morgan County’s Sheriff has announced his support of current Morgan County State’s Attorney Gray Noll. In a press release, Duvendack said, “I have had the opportunity to work with Gray Read More

Local residents share thoughts on Presidential debates

By Blake Schnitker on October 20 at 1:04pm


With the third and final Presidential debate in the books, who do West Central Illinoisans feel should be our next Commander In Chief? WLDS-WEAI News hit the streets of Jacksonville Read More

Drop off unused prescription drugs at Jacksonville Police Department

By Blake Schnitker on October 20 at 9:44am

The Jacksonville Police Department is offering local residents a chance to help prevent prescription drug abuse this weekend. For the twelfth time in six years, Jacksonville Police are accepting expired, Read More

School District 117 hears updates on state budget and local renovations

By Blake Schnitker on October 20 at 9:39am


Updates regarding the state budget stalemate highlighted last night’s School District 117 Board Meeting. Superintendent Steve Ptacek vocalized concerns over the effectiveness of Illinois’ PTELL, or Property Tax Extension Law Read More