Baptist Children’s Home To Host Fall Festival September 21st

Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services, celebrating 20 years, will host their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 21st, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Admission and parking are free! They will also provide a free lunch and lots of activities, including campus and cottage tours, horseback rides, inflatables, live entertainment, games/activities, craft demonstrations, food…Read more…

2019 Corn Day Pet Parade October 12th At 10:00 AM

2019 Corn Day Pet Parade The Corn Day Pet Parade will begin at 10 am on Saturday, October 12. Participants should meet on Main Street in front of First Mid Bank at 9:30 am. Judging will begin at 9:45 am. The Parade will go down Main Street until disbanding at Veterans Park. Categories will be…Read more…

Belligerent Woman Arrested By McLeansboro Police Saturday Morning

A 45 year old former Florida resident spent part of her weekend in the White County Jail after causing a ruckus following the McLeansboro Fall Festival in the early Saturday morning hours.  McLeansboro Police Chief Nathan Taylor says one of his officers was struck by the belligerent woman who refused to comply.  The initial call…Read more…

Corn Day Pageant Coming Up Friday, October 11th

Carmi Women’s Charity Club is once again sponsoring a Corn Day Pageant, open to children living in the Carmi White County Unit #5 School District. The pageant will be held Friday, October 11 at 5:30 pm. at the Carmi White County High School Auditorium. The Baby Miss and Mister contest, for ages 0-23 months, will…Read more…

Wabash Christian Village Golf Scramble

Wabash Christian Village Golf Scramble         Carmi, IL — On September 6th, Wabash Christian Village (WBCV) hosted their 6th annual Golf Scramble at Carmi Country Club to benefit WBCV residents. Twenty-one teams participated in the event. Norris City Christian Church took first place which was sponsored by Wabash General Hospital, Janice Gates,…Read more…

Finances Discussed Heavily At Grayville City Council Meeting

Grayville will move forward with preparing an ordinance to allow Adult Use Cannabis Sales within the city limits.  No comments or objections from any visitors during last night’s public hearing and rather just an explanation provided by City Attorney Jay Walden means the way has been cleared for the city to propose an ordinance in…Read more…

White County Board Will Meet Tuesday At 9:00 AM

The White County Board will meet Tuesday morning at 9:00 AM for their monthly board meeting. The board will consider the approval of the 2020 Holiday Calendar, hear an update on the Southern 14 Workforce from Executive Director Pamela Barbee, and review a request from White County Soil & Water Conservation for an annual contribution…Read more…

Illinois State Police Announces August Activity And Enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of August. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,503 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 607 citations and 1, 276 written warnings, including 354 speeding…Read more…

Mt. Carmel Fire Victims Identified

The victims that died in an early morning rural Mt. Carmel fire have been identified. The Wabash County Coroner says 79-year-old John Carwile and his daughter 55-year-old Sondra Burton were both pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsies are scheduled for both victims on this afternoon. The cause of that blaze is still under investigation by…Read more…