Carmi-White County Fifth Graders Thanks Law Enforcement

Fifth Graders Thank Local Law Enforcement.   Mrs. Ackerman’s Carmi White County Fifth Grade Class recently visited the City County Jail here in Carmi and took along a number of items. The trip and items were all part of a giant Thank You to local law enforcement, including police, deputies, dispatchers and corrections personnel. The…Read more…

Carmi Council Meeting Tuesday

Carmi Council Meeting Tuesday   There are only three items on the Carmi City Council meeting agenda, but those three items will likely take up most of the meeting. The local council will meet at 5:30 Tuesday, with a budget and appropriation public hearing set for 5:15 that afternoon. Keith Botsch of Botsch and Associates,…Read more…

Carmi Rotary Club Meeting

Carmi Rotary Club meeting The Carmi Rotary club met on Thursday and learned about the Guardian Center from Forensic Interviewer, Ashley Turner. Ashley told the group that she had been on board with the Center for about a year, and that her job as Forensic Interviewer involves speaking with children who may be victims of…Read more…

Brian Watts Presents Kiwanis Program

Brian Watts Presents Kiwanis with Continental Tire Program Vice President, Eric Ralphs opened the club meeting on February 14th. He reminded all members to remember their sweethearts even if they say they do not want a Valentine Gift! Keith Hoskins was the winner of the 50/50 pot, $10. Dave Matheny contributed to the Good News…Read more…

Desper Sentenced to Prison

Desper Sentenced to Prison   A Marion, Ill man, 32 year old Dylan Gene Desper was sentenced to three years in an Illinois prison in White County Circuit Court Thursday. White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud reported Desper was sentenced to three years on several charges, including possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony; possession…Read more…

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory   Well, if you thought yesterday’s mild temperatures were announcing spring had arrived, you are either a stranger to the Tri-State or extremely optimistic. Long time residents of the Tri-State will not be surprised to know the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire Tri-State beginning at…Read more…

St. Jude’s Craft Fair Scheduled

St. Jude’s Craft Fair Scheduled   The Gallatin County Junior High Student Council will host the 8th annual St. Jude’s Craft Fair, Saturday March 9. The special fund-raiser will run from 9 that morning until 2 that afternoon at the Gallatin County School, just off Highway 13, near Junction. The fair will include a chili…Read more…

Local Ag Students Attend Farm Show

Local AG Students Attend Farm Show   For a number of years, Carmi White County Agriculture teacher, Bobby Lamp has taken his Ag and FFA students to the national Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. This year was no exception as Lamp and a number of Carmi White County students took the trip Wednesday to…Read more…

It’s Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine,[1] is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in…Read more…

Fifth Graders Collect for Animal Shelter

Fifth Graders Collect for Animal Control Shelter Washington Attendance Center’s 5th Grade class was challenged to raise money to celebrate their 1000th day of school. They were asked to bring in dimes for this fundraiser. In five days the entire 5th Grade class accumulated a total of $702.50, all in dimes. The students were given…Read more…

New Harmony Fire Reported

New Harmony Fire   While the details are not available at this time, WROY/WRUL News has learned New Harmony Firefighters were forced to use a boat to get to the scene of a fire Wednesday night. Several area departments responded to the fire just before 7 pm Wednesday. Reports indicate it took less than an…Read more…

Saline County Crash Closes Highway 45

Saline County Crash Closes Highway 45   Illinois State Police responded to a two vehicle crash involving a pickup and semi tractor trailer. The crash, which occurred around 3:15 Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Walnut Street and U.S. 45 in Carrier Mills, when Karen A Cole, 68 of Carrier Mills crossed the center line…Read more…

Fifth Grade Lady Bullpups Defeat Flora

Fifth Grade Lady Bullpups Defeat Flora   The Fifth Grade Lady Bullpups put another W in their win column as they defeated Flora Tuesday night; 19 to 6. That gives the locals an eight and one record on the season.   Caroline Simmons scored 8 points for the Lady Bullpups. Mia Evans and Jaya Smith…Read more…

Cave In Rock Ferry Closed

Cave In Rock Ferry Closed Due to the rising flood waters, the Cave-In-Rock Ferry has halted operations effective 6 p.m. February 12th. It will likely remain closed through February 24th and possibly longer if flooding continues.  Typically, the ferry halts operations when  floodwaters about 42 ft. putting it over KY 91 on the Kentucky Landing…Read more…