Mystery Sign On Rural Road

Mystery Sign on Rural White County Road The White County Highway Department has been busy the past several weeks replacing road markers throughout the county. It was reported at the October County Board meeting, that a number of the signs have been replaced with most of that project complete in Carmi Township. County Engineer Brian…Read more…

Carmi White County Schools to Observe Red Ribbon Week

Carmi Schools to Observe Red Ribbon Week   Carmi White County Unit 5 Schools will be observing Red Ribbon Week 2018 throughout the coming week; Oct. 22 through Friday, Oct. 26. There will be special events planned at each of the participating attendance centers, including Brownsville, Lincoln and Jefferson, Washington and the Junior/Senior High School.…Read more…

New Kiwanis Officers Installed

KIWANIS OFFICERS – Officers and directors of the Kiwanis Club of Carmi for the 2018-2019 club year were installed at Thursday’s weekly meeting of the club. Those gathered for a photograph were (left to right), front row, Eric Rahlfs, Holly Healy, Katelyne Wolff, Caitlin Keepes and Justin Dartt; and back row, Scott Johnson, Greg Grant,…Read more…

History Made as Wolff Succeeds Healy as Kiwanis President

History made as Wolff succeeds Healy as Kiwanis Club president For the first time in its 95-year history, a woman has succeeded a woman as the president of the Kiwanis Club of Carmi. Katelyne Wolff was installed as the new leader of the civic club during its weekly luncheon meeting Thursday at the Farm Bureau…Read more…

Norris City Blood Drive Today

Norris City Blood Drive Today In case you missed donating blood last week at the Carmi First Christian Church, you have another chance to donate “the gift of life: today in Norris City. Pat Conner, donor recruitment manager, said Norris City Omaha Enfield High School will be hosting the blood drive to be held at…Read more…

Carmi Rotary Learns about Polio

Carmi Rotary Club meeting The Carmi Rotary club welcomed Rotary District Polio Plus Chair, Mary Jo Nowobilski as the day’s speaker at this week’s meeting. Mary Jo came to Carmi from her home club in O’Fallon. She and her husband Mike have been involved at a district level in Rotary for many years, and have…Read more…

Phoenix Rehab Files for Bankruptcy

Phoenix Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Files Bankruptcy WROY/WRUL News has learned that Phoenix Rehabilitation and Nursing Care has filed for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the Southern District of Illinois Courts, and an order of relief has been entered in the case. The filing of the case imposed an automatic stay against most collection activities.…Read more…

Farmers Eligible for Hauling Permit

Farmers Eligible for Hauling Permit The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding Governor Bruce Rauner’s declaration today of a Harvest Season Emergency. “We appreciate Governor Rauner declaring an emergency harvest situation for the 2018 harvest season because it opens the door for increased efficiencies for farmers and truck…Read more…

Sweats for Vets

Sweats for Vets   Washington Attendance Center has partnered with the Carmi Elks and hosting a “sweats for vets” clothing drive. Beginning Monday, Oct. 29 and running through Nov 9, sweatshirts, sweatpants, insulated underwear and slippers will be collected and donated to local VA clinics, including Marion, Illinois. Anyone that would like to help out…Read more…

White County Farm Bureau Supports Safety Tax

White County Farm Bureau Announces Support for Safety Tax The White County Farm Bureau issued an endorsement for the White County Public Safety Tax to be on the Nov. 6 ballot. It was explained that the farm bureau recognizes the need for all communities to have adequate health care services. As agriculture is often referred…Read more…