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Dwight Residents Face Felony Drug Charges

Dwight Residents Face Felony Drug Charges

By Neil Doyle Two Dwight residents are in custody after a narcotics investigation. The Dwight Narcotics Unit and Livingston County Pro-Active Unit arrested Cheryl Dewey, 51, and Billy Alltop, 66. A search warrant led the departments to find cocaine, cocaine manufacturing items and other drug paraphernalia. Both Dewey and Alltop face felony drug charges. Other…MORE

OSF HealthCare Raising Minimum Wage

OSF HealthCare Raising Minimum Wage

By Neil Doyle OSF HealthCare will raise the minimum wage for its workers to $12 an hour, impacting the John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac. The healthcare provider made the announcement Thursday and the raise will be made effective February 24. Officials said approximately 1,142 mission partners will benefit from the increase. The majority…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois 63 Ohio State 56 The Fighting Illini won their 4th game in a row and their 1st win in Columbus in 10 years.  Illinois is at Wisconsin on Monday. Boys High School Basketball- Central Catholic 88 Prairie Central 60 Pontiac at Rantoul 7:30pm Prairie Central at St. Thomas More…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Illinois at Ohio State 6pm Northern Iowa 77 Illinois State 64 Illinois Wesleyan 111 North Park 66 Boys High School Basketball- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 49 Fieldcrest 48 Girls High School Basketball- Washington 58 Prairie Central 17 Central Catholic 67 Pontiac 39 Class 3A Regional Championship at Pontiac–Washington vs. Central Catholic 7pm…MORE

Pontiac District 90 Discusses New Position and Snow Days

Pontiac District 90 Discusses New Position and Snow Days

PTHS Superintendent Jon Kilgore/WJEZ file photo By Neil Doyle A new faculty position and snow days were some of the topics at the Pontiac District 90 school board meeting. Superintendent Jon Kilgore told WJEZ’s Todd Wineburner one of the presentations to start the meeting came from a new staff member. “Tammy Audia our new career…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 88 Olympia 59 Joey Murphy led the way with 21 points. Pontiac 48 Olympia 38(JV) Dwight 74 Tri-Point 61 Girls High School Basketball- Class 3A Regional at Pontiac–Washington vs. Prairie Central, 6pm; Central Catholic vs. Pontiac, 7:30pm NCAA Basketball- Penn State 75 #6 Michigan 69 #11 Michigan…MORE

Health Department Talks Family Planning Services on WJEZ

Health Department Talks Family Planning Services on WJEZ

Erin Fogarty from the Livingston County Public Health Department/WJEZ file photo By Neil Doyle The Livingston County Public Health Department has a variety of services available for anyone starting a family. Health Education and Marketing Director Erin Fogarty explained to WJEZ’s Todd Wineburner that the programs are focused on the welfare of everyone involved, “The…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Central Catholic 64 Pontiac 52 Olympia vs. Pontiac 7pm WJEZ will provide coverage of the game starting at 6:55pm. Girls High School Basketball- Prairie Central 54 Streator 26 Midwest Central 60 Fieldcrest 39 NCAA Basketball- Tennessee remains the #1 team in the latest AP poll.  Duke is 2nd,…MORE

Vermillion Players Continue Their Run of an Off-Broadway Hit

Vermillion Players Continue Their Run of an Off-Broadway Hit

By A.J. Harris Fitting for the time of year, the second-longest running Off-Broadway production, focusing on love and relationships, continues its run at the Eagle Theater in Pontiac. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a series of humorous vignettes dealing with dating, singles, relationships, and marriage, told mostly through song. The production might…MORE