New Officers Elected to Carmi Chamber of Commerce

In less than a month, a couple hundred of Carmi’s business elite will gather for the annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner.  The assembly, scheduled for Monday, October 7th, typically serves as an opportunity for the mayor to give a brief “State of the City” address and to hand out multiple awards for a Citizen of…Read more…

Carmi City Council To Meet Tuesday Night

The Carmi City Council will meet Tuesday night at 5:30 pm in Council Chambers. Among the items on the agenda is a request from The Original Company (WROY/WRUL) for a Facade Improvement Grant. They will also consider a request from Carmi-White County High School for a road closure. There will be an airport update from…Read more…

Carmi Rotarians Entertained By A Past Member And Past President

Carmi Rotary Club meeting Courtesy of Randy Adams   Thursday, September 12, 2019 For the program at the Carmi Rotary club’s Thursday meeting, a past member, and past president addressed the large gathering with three separate topics, each extremely interesting and well told. Past President, Richard Roser was the day’s speaker, and he kept the…Read more…

Moving Closer to Resolution with Regards to McLeansboro City Employee

After a months long investigation, we believe we’re inching toward new information regarding a city of McLeansboro employee who allegedly stole more than $100,000 worth of equipment, tools, and chemicals that belong to the city.  The story broke in late April when WROY/WRUL News was covering a specially called meeting following inaction at a regular…Read more…

Road Construction Begins October 7th on I-64 In White County

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on I-64 in White County of upcoming road construction. Beginning Monday,October 7, weather permitting, work will begin on I-64 at the Wayne County line and continue for 6.5 miles east. The contractor will be pavement patching and working on miscellaneous drainage maintenance. Motorists should…Read more…

Wabash Christian Therapy To Host Customer Appreciation Grill Out

Wabash Christian Therapy will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Grill Out Wednesday, September 18th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. at 1112 Oak Street in Carmi. They are celebrating 5 years of remarkable memories and they invite past/current patients and members of the community to join the celebration. There will be free food: pork burgers,…Read more…

City of Carmi to Begin Hydrant Flushing

The City of Carmi will begin its fire hydrant flushing on Monday, September 23, 2019. Flushing will occur nightly, Monday through Thursday, from 1am-5am. The process should take approximately 3 weeks. During those times, customers may experience low water pressure or discolored water. This City of Carmi apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.  Read more…

Wabash Chapter DAR Celebrates Constitution Week

Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23. The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights. This celebration of the Constitution was started by the Daughters of the…Read more…

Mt. Vernon, IL Resident Sentenced To Two Years In IDOC

A Mt. Vernon, IL resident was sentenced yesterday (Wednesday) in White County Court to 2 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Natasha R. Crawford, 40, was charged with Violating an Order of Protection, a Class 4 felony. Her sentence will be followed by 4 years of Mandatory Supervised Release. Crawford was represented by Public…Read more…

New Harmony Bridge Authority Appointments Announced

Governor JB Pritzker has announced multiple appointments recently including two locals to the newly formed New Harmony Bridge Authority.  Among them, Spud Egbert, a long time member of the White County Bridge Commission has been selected to serve.  Egbert spent 23 years as Treasurer for that group. Additionally, Pritzker has placed Ellen Schanzle-Haskins on the…Read more…