Guardian Center Firecracker 5K Challenge Details

Plans are underway for the annual Firecracker 5K Challenge to coincide with the Grayville Days festivities on August 31st.  The event is a benefit for The Guardian Center, a regional Childrens Advocacy Center benefitting children in White, Edwards, Gallatin, Saline, and Wabash Counties among others.  The event starts and finishes at the Depot in Grayville…Read more…

NCOE July School Board Recap

The NCOE Board of Education held their monthly meeting Thursday, July 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Superintendent’s office. The minutes and the bills for the month were approved as presented. The Board approved the 2019-2020 school calendar. Students first day of attendance is August 14th. The annual cafeteria report was reviewed. It was noted…Read more…

Carmi White County Unit 5 School Board Details (7/15/19)

The fiscal year 2020 preliminary budget was approved. It will be placed on display for a minimum of 30 days with final action set for the regular September board meeting. Revisions will be made prior to final adoption. The board also approved a recommendation from Bushue Human Resources for district insurance renewal with ICRMT for…Read more…

Carmi Police Make Arrests

Carmi Police received a report of theft from Fackney Street resident Alton Folz Sunday evening.  The 22 year old tells Police someone took a weedeater and manual lawn mower from his truck while parked outside his residence. Also Sunday, Carmi Police arrested 34 year old Summer Richardson of Belle Rive on Sycamore Street.  During the…Read more…

White County 4H Fair Pedal Pull Winners

Children and their parents braved the searing heat for the opportunity to prove their pedal pull skills during the 2019 Youth Pedal Pull event held at the White County 4-H Fair on July 10. Sponsored by the White County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee, this is the first year the event was held in conjunction…Read more…

Sheriff Makes Arrest in Multiple Burglary Reports

White County Sheriff’s Authorities have made an arrest with regards to burglaries that occurred at White County Coal on Sunday, July 14th as well as Monday, June 24th. Sheriff Doug Maier says information lead them to the rural residence of 40 year old Danny L. Stephens.  The report indicates a vehicle parked at the residence…Read more…

Concealed Carry Class Coming to WVC This Week

Those of you interested in obtaining your Illinois Concealed Carry License have an opportunity coming up at nearby Wabash Valley College.  Thursday and Friday nights this week, July 18th and 19th from 6 – 10pm as well as Saturday, July 20th from 8am – 4pm, classes will be held.  The instructor for the course is…Read more…

CWC Unit 5 School Board Meeting Tonight (Monday, 7/15/19)

A busy week of meetings gets underway this evening with the Carmi White County School Board set to assemble at 7pm at Jefferson Attendance Center.  Select Board Policies will be revised as part of the Consent Agenda.  Superintendent Brad Lee will give his report following routine business and the school board will look over the…Read more…

Posey County Fair Kicks Off with New Royalty

The 160th annual Posey County Fair gets underway in earnest this evening at the fairgrounds near New Harmony.  Before folks can get down and dirty playing mud volleyball and pack the grandstands for Motocross, Tractor Pulls, and live music including Muscadine Bloodline, tradition calls for new royalty.  Four new pageant winners were crowned on Saturday…Read more…

Local Car Dealer Reacts to Sales Tax Law

Local Car Dealer owners are understandably just as concerned as citizens about a new law that will apply sales tax to traded in vehicles.  The law equates to as an example, if you trade in a vehicle worth $30,000 for a car worth $60,000, you’ll pay an extra $1,200 in sales taxes.  Pete Sander, president…Read more…

Carmi Rotary Club Recap 7-11-19

The Carmi Rotary club met on Thursday and began the gathering with a discussion of the recent fundraiser at the Lion’s Club 4th of July car show. The Rotarians cooked and served catfish sandwich baskets on the hot and stormy 4th, and while they are still waiting for final numbers, it appears the day was…Read more…

Carmi Kiwanis Club Recap 7-11-19

Courtesy of Toby Brown for the Carmi Kiwanis Club The Carmi Kiwanians got a lesson in cyber security at their weekly meeting on Thursday, July 17 at the Farm Bureau Building. Brent Suits, a solutions engineer with Automated Office Solutions out of Evansville, Ind., was the guest speaker. Suits has been working in information technology…Read more…