WEIU News Watch: News Highlights
Charleston Fire Department Receives Grant
The Charleston Fire Department wants to prevent a disaster from happening at your home. The department recently received a large shipment of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Charleston Fire Chief Pat Goodwin is talking about smoke detectors and says that he wants to make sure everyone is protected. But Goodwin says more times than not homes don't have working detectors and in s READ MORE>
News Watch Headlines
A local airport manager resigns.
This morning the Edgar County Board recieved a letter and approved the resignation of Jimmy Wells as the Edgar County airport manager.
Board member Dan Bruner says Wells did not give a reason for his departure, but the airport has been the center of two recent situations: one involving an arson investigation, and the other was a plane crash.... READ MORE >
Sports Watch Headlines
Eastern Illinois University Director of Athletics Barbara Burke says head men's soccer coach Adam Howarth resigned after 14 years at the helm.
In his final season, the team finished 1-14-2.
Burke thanks Howarth for his service to the program, not only as the head coach but as a former player too.
Howarth p ... READ MORE >