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Livingston County Sheriff Arrests 4 Suspected Drug Offenders

Livingston County Sheriff Arrests 4 Suspected Drug Offenders

By Neil Doyle The Livingston County Sheriff’s office has four people in custody connected to an ongoing narcotics investigation. Sheriff Tony Childress says the four arrested include Gilman residents 49-year old Terry Blair and 42-year old Troy Harris. Two females are in custody from Chatsworth, 48-year old Michelle Harris and 51-year old Tina Harris. The…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 52 Bureau Valley 24 Girls H.S. Basketball- Dwight 53 Clifton Central 42 Ridgeview 32, Fieldcrest 31 Deer Creek-Mackinaw 50, Flanagan-Cornell 41 NCAA Basketball- East Tennessee State is at Illinois Saturday.  WJEZ will provide coverage of the game beginning at noon. NBA- Orlando Magic 97 Chicago Bulls 91…MORE

District 90 Holds Final Board Meeting of 2018

District 90 Holds Final Board Meeting of 2018

By Neil Doyle A change to the district calendar and academic excellence were several of the topics at the final school board meeting of 2018 for Pontiac District 90. Across the state of Illinois school districts are adapting to the new evidence-based funding formula.  This new funding is requiring changes in school calendars according to…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Volleyball- After taking down Marquette and No. 6 Wisconsin, the Fighting Illini will face Nebraska in the Final Four tonight at 8pm.  The winner takes on either BYU or Stanford for the national championship. Boys High School Basketball- Fieldcrest 69, Kewanee 62 Girls H.S. Basketball- Dwight 54 Manteno 29 Herscher 60,…MORE

Chenoa Works to Unravel Waste Issues

Chenoa Works to Unravel Waste Issues

By A.J. Harris The current waste management problems were addressed again Monday night in a Chenoa City council meeting, and the results were essentially that the city can keep recycling and using the same recycling bins, but chances are that it will end up at the same place the rest of the garbage goes –…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Princeton 55 Pontiac 52 Seneca 68 Dwight 49 El Paso-Gridley 42 Flanagan-Cornell 39 Woodland 72, Tri-Point 69 Girls H.S. Basketball- Reed Custer 68 Dwight 37 Prairie Central 56, Tri-Valley 25 Flanagan-Cornell 51, Midland 47 NFL- The Chicago Bears have announced that defensive back Bryce Callahan has a broken…MORE

Safe Food Handling Helps Keep the Holidays Healthy

Safe Food Handling Helps Keep the Holidays Healthy

By Neil Doyle The holidays are in full swing and the Livingston County Health Public Health Department is offering tips to avoid food-borne illnesses. Director of Environmental Health Donnie Simmons tells WJEZ’s Todd Wineburner with turkeys being popular this time of year, the best way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the refrigerator.  Simmons…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 67 Plano 53 The Indians will take on Princeton this afternoon at 5pm. El Paso-Gridley at Flanagan-Cornell WJEZ will carry the game starting at 6:55pm. Girls H.S. Basketball- Herscher 51 Dwight 23 NBA- Sacramento Kings 108  Chicago Bulls 89 The Bulls committed 27 turnovers and blew an…MORE

A New Dimension of Sports at PTHS

A New Dimension of Sports at PTHS

By A. J. Harris/Public domain graphic courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Published reports from the weekend say PTHS made a new mark on sports history. At the annual Pontiac wrestling invitational on Saturday, the first ever all-girls division took to the mat. Close to 40 competitors were vying for medals alongside their male counterparts. While Pontiac…MORE

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NFL- Chicago Bears 15 Los Angelas Rams 6 The Bears used a dominating defense to defeat the 11 & 1 Rams.  Chicago intercepted QB Jared Goff 4 times and recorded a safety.  The 9 & 4 Bears will host Green Bay Sunday. Boys High School Basketball- Herscher 47      Dwight 45 NCAA Basketball-…MORE