Kristina Odom Named Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s 2019 Employee of the Year

Fairfield Memorial Hospital proudly announces that Kristina Odom of the Nutritional Services Department has been voted the 2019 Employee of the Year by her peers. This year the recipients for the 2019 Employee of Month were: January – Morgan McCoy, Diagnostic Imaging February – Lucas Griswold, Plant Operations March – Kristina Odom, Nutritional Services April…Read more…

IECC Board of Trustees Met Tuesday

Results of the Employee Satisfaction Survey for the fiscal year 2019 were presented to the Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, at the regular meeting Tuesday, January 21, at Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel.             In the fall of each year, District employees are given the opportunity to answer a survey which reviews the…Read more…

Two Sentenced in Edwards County Court Friday

48-year old Billy R. Smith of Griffith, Indiana, was sentenced Friday, January 17, 2020 to a total of 4-years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a term of 1-years of Mandatory Supervised Release (formerly known as “parole”) in Edwards County Court. Billy R. Smith had previously pled guilty to the offense of felony…Read more…

Mt. Carmel Police Have Busy Week; Many Arrested

01/16/2020-Mt. Carmel Police arrested Tyler E. Garrett, age 33, of Allendale on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.  Police originally were called to a residence in the 1100 block of Market Street in reference to two men fighting.  Before officers arrived on scene they advised one of the parties involved drove from the scene in a…Read more…

Carmi-White County Unit #5 School Board Met Tuesday Night

The board members approved the implementation of a threat assessment protocol and procedures, and threat assessment team members, as required by the state.  The purpose is to attempt to identify any threat that would not be conducive to a positive learning environment for students. Superintendent Brad Lee said the district received $4,956,969 in receipts for…Read more…

Sleep In Heavenly Peace to Hold Informational Meeting Saturday

Child “bedlessness” is a national problem, and as a national nonprofit with chapters spread across the country, Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) has provided the solution. We are a volunteer organization that builds beds for kids who are sleeping on the floor and there are multiple ways to get involved right here in the communities…Read more…

Carmi-White County School District #5 Announces New Mobile App and Website

Carmi-White County School District #5 is launching a new mobile app that helps students, parents, and community members know what is happening on campus, right from their phones. Families are using smartphones as a primary means to communicate. That’s why [School] has worked with Apptegy to create an app that is custom-built for mobile. On…Read more…