MacMurray plans to name new president in May

By Ryne Turke on April 18 at 7:03am


The search for MacMurray College’s next president has been narrowed down to an elite group of candidates. Dr. Judith Hackman, a co-chair of the MacMurray College Presidential Search Committee, spoke Read More

Reports: clemency denied for Shirley Skinner

By Jim McCabe on April 18 at 6:21am


Clemency has reportedly been denied for an 80-year-old Ashland woman convicted of murdering her granddaughter’s estranged husband. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports former Governor Pat Quinn denied Shirley Skinner’s request for Read More

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