Parks and Lakes deer-duck lottery coming up

By Jim McCabe on August 30 at 11:11am


Two important dates are coming up for the Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Department. Parks and Lakes Superintendent Bruce Surratt appeared on the most recent edition of WLDS’ “What’s On Your Read More

Dreams Drawing set for tomorrow

By Ryne Turke on August 30 at 11:10am


Someone will be $100,000 richer tomorrow thanks to the Routt/Our Saviour Dreams Drawing. The Dreams Drawing will be held at 6 p.m. outside the Routt Catholic High School during the Read More

Red Cross provides safety tips in final weeks of summer

By Ryne Turke on August 30 at 11:05am


The American Red Cross is encouraging families in West Central Illinois to end the summer safe and sound. Among the concerns people need to watch for over the holiday weekend Read More

American Hauntings Festival of Haunts opens today

By Ryne Turke on August 30 at 7:05am

James Eldred House

Anyone searching for a full day of spooks and scares is invited to the American Hauntings Festival of Haunts today in Greene County. This year’s event will be held in Read More

Jax woman marks three-year anniversary of child’s death from house fire

By Jim McCabe on August 30 at 7:04am


Friends and family gathered yesterday at the site where a house fire claimed the life of a young boy three years ago. Isaiah Brooks, who would have been nine years Read More