UPDATE: Three Jax Residents Arrested for Crack-Cocaine Distribution

By Blake Schnitker on March 23 at 12:28pm

WLDS-WEAI News has obtained more information regarding the arrests of three local individuals on controlled substance-related allegations yesterday afternoon. Thirty-five year old James McGowan and 37-year old Alice McGowan, both Read More

Local students recognized at Mayor’s Volunteer Awards Ceremony

By Blake Schnitker on March 23 at 7:47am

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce hosted the Mayor’s Student Volunteer Awards Ceremony on Wednesday at the JHS Auditorium. The Mayor’s Student Volunteer Awards Ceremony is given annually to students aged Read More

Dry Conditions Affecting Soil Moisture Levels in West Central Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on March 23 at 7:43am

Planting season for corn, beans and other crops in West Central Illinois is right around the corner. Local farmers will be hitting the fields in the next couple months following Read More

South Jax Trustees to discuss Approval of an Investigation into possible Internal Misconduct

By Blake Schnitker on March 23 at 7:19am

The ongoing drama at South Jacksonville Village Hall over the leak of a draft legal memorandum has forced the hand of the Village’s Board of Trustees to take action. In Read More

McCann pushing Legislation to Improve Internet Service in Rural Areas

By Blake Schnitker on March 22 at 10:27am

A local State Senator is looking to improve the quality of internet service in rural areas throughout Illinois. State Senator Sam McCann is the sponsor of new legislation that has Read More