Power Line Downed; Street Closed

Power Line Downed   While details of the accident are not available at this time, a traffic crash resulted in a power line being downed late Friday night. According to a traffic advisory released by the Carmi Police Department shortly after 11 Friday night, Main Street between Seventh and Ninth Street was closed for some…Read more…

Mt.Carmel Police Asking for Help

Mt. Carmel Police Asking for Help The Mt. Carmel Police Department is requesting the publics help in identifying the person in the attached photo.  Police would like to question him in regards to a fraudulent check cashed at a local liquor store.  The check was written on a Genesis Renovation Check out of Olney, Illinois. …Read more…

Winds and Rain

Winds and Rain   Storms blew through Southern Illinois and the Tri-State Thursday leaving major damage in western Kentucky, and while there was some damage here in White County, there were no reports of injuries. Locally, sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour were accompanied with gusts better than 45 miles per hour…Read more…

Dodgeball Tournament Set

Walk’n Roller Dodgeball Tournament   The Crossville Walk’n Roller Relay for Life Team will be hosting the annual Dodgeball Tournament later this month. The 2019 tournament will be held Saturday March 30 at the Crossville Community Gym, the former Crossville High School Gym. There are two divisions; Junior; ages 14 to 18 and Adult, ages…Read more…

4-H Pork Chop Dinner Saturday

4-H Pork Chop Dinner The annual 4-H Support Committee Pork Chop Dinner is coming up later this month. The annual fund-raiser will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 16 at the Floral Hall of the White County Fairgrounds here in Carmi. The Support committee will donate money from the dinner to…Read more…

Special Grayville Meeting Set

Special Grayville Meeting   The Grayville City Commissioners will meet in a special session at 9 Monday morning. The special meeting was called to cover some collective negotiating matters between the city and its employees or representative, along with the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline or even dismissal. The business will be covered under an executive…Read more…

White County Historical Society Spring Plans

White County Historical Society Spring is very busy for White County Historical Society Board of Directors. They are finalizing plans for the Spring Dinner Meeting on Monday, April 8, 6 PM at First Christian Church in Carmi. Mr. Jeff Deig and Mr. Steve Witte from the Evansville Wartime Museum will bring pictures and information about…Read more…

Tennis Courts and the City

Tennis Courts and the City   Thursday, WROY/WRUL Sports reported the Carmi White County High School Boys tennis matches would not be played in Carmi this year, due to the conditions of the tennis courts. All of the matches will be played at the opponents home courts this year. That prompted a number of responses…Read more…

Major Changes for Tennis Season

Major Changes for Tennis Season.   Carmi White County High School Athletic Director Kurt Simon reported that all four home tennis matches set for this spring have been changed to away matches. There will be no home boys tennis matches this spring, here in Carmi, due to the bad conditions of the local tennis courts.…Read more…

Sheriff’s Scholarship Application Deadline

Sheriff’s Scholarships   The Illinois Sheriff’s Association recently announced it will be awarding over $50,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wising to pursue higher education during the 2019/2020 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a…Read more…

Carmi Bullfrog Registration

Carmi Bullfrogs   Did you ever wake up with them bullfrogs on your mind…..while that’s a line from an old blues song, it serves as a reminder swim team registrations are coming up for the Carmi Bullfrogs, the local swimming team. Registration and a parent meeting is set for Wednesday, April 3rd at 5:45 at…Read more…

Anonymous People Documentary

Anonymous People   Egyptian Health Department’s Recovery-Oriented System of Care grant is building a community of recovery in White, Saline, Gallatin and Hamilton counties. We are showing an enlightening documentary called The Anonymous People on March 21 from 5:30-7:30 at the Villas of Holly Brook theater at 220 Ron Crank Drive in Harrisburg. Popcorn and…Read more…

Two Arrested on Battery Charges

Carmi Police Arrest Two on Battery Charges   Carmi City Police arrested two individuals on battery charges Tuesday, however it was not clear if the two incidents were related.   Tuesday afternoon, 46 year old Jeffery Churchwell, 205 and half Sixth Street was arrested on a charge of domestic battery. Churchwell was arrested around 12:30,…Read more…

Dangerous Winds in the Forecast

Dangerous Winds in the Forecast The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for our listening area, which is in effect from 10 this morning to 7 tonight. Winds are expected from the south at 15 to 20 mph and wind gusts up to 45 mph. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines. Scattered…Read more…

Wednesday Morning Posey County Crash Seriously Injures Mt Vernon Teen

A Posey County teen is seriously injured after an early morning crash involving a tractor-trailer. The incident happened Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. Police say 16-year-old Alexander Reynolds of Mt Vernon was driving southbound on Blackford Road when he stopped at William Keck Bypass and for unknown reasons pulled into the path of a tractor-trailer.…Read more…