Hamilton Memorial Hospital Welcoming New Board Certified Surgeon

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District is pleased to welcome Board Certified Surgeon, Dr. Rodney Miller. Dr. Miller completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at Austin Peay State University in 1990 and went on to complete his Medical Degree and Surgical Residency in 2000 at James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee. Dr. Miller…Read more…

January 15 2019 – Carmi City Council Report

With no action items on the agenda, the Carmi City Council whipped through it’s regular meeting Tuesday night in less than ten minutes, which might be a record for brevity when it comes to municipal meetings. And while the meeting was brief, the council did take care of routine matters, such as approving vendor invoices…Read more…

January 15, 2019 Hamilton County Board Report

It’s fair to say most folks agree that a school resource officer is a good idea in our current climate.  Who should be footing the bill for that position, who should be in charge of the hours they work and at which buildings the officer patrols is another matter.  The Hamilton County Board discussed that…Read more…

Dangers of Prescribed Drugs Program Coming Up

Dangers of Prescribed Drugs   While national and local publicity has alerted many area residents to the dangers of prescription drugs, there are still many people who don’t comprehend the misuse of prescription drugs can be deadly. With that in mind, a special program has been planned for Tuesday, Jan. 22 at John A Logan…Read more…

Semi Stuck in Yards

Semi Stuck in Yards   A semi-truck owned by Convenant Transport of Tennessee, and driven by Michael N. Okonji of Georgia, ended up stuck in two yards Friday morning. According to the White County Sheriff’s Department incident report, Okonji was following his GPS when he turned onto County Road 800 North. When he realized he…Read more…

Hamilton County Board Meets Tonight (Tues)

Hamilton County Board Meeting Tuesday   The Hamilton County Board of Trustees will meet for what will likely be a very long meeting tonight (tues)  as the meeting agenda is almost five pages long. While some of the agenda items are routine there are a number of items that will likely take some time including…Read more…

Busy Productive Meeting for Grayville Commissioners

Busy Productive Meeting for Grayville Commissioners It was a brisk 30 minutes, but it was long enough to get some business done and spend some money last night for the Grayville City Council, minus Commissioners Josh Downs, Bob Stroud and City Attorney Jay Walden. City Treasurer Sharon Walden kicked things off saying the city has…Read more…

Barbre Still Guest Speaker; Topic Changed

Barbre Still Guest Speaker   There’s been a slight change to this Friday’s annual White County Farm Bureau meeting. Doug Anderson, local Farm Bureau manager explained the change;   “Thank you for helping us promote our White County Farm Bureau annual meeting on Friday. Due to the government shutdown, our keynote speaker Martin Barbre will not be…Read more…

White County Residents Going to Prison

White County Residents Going to Prison   Two White County residents received prison sentences in White County Circuit Court Monday, according to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, the prosecutor in both cases. 28 year old Misty McFarland of Carmi was sentenced to five years in a DOC facility on a charge of forgery, a…Read more…

Recycling Day Set for February

Recycling Day Set for February   The City of Carmi will host an electronic recycling day in February.   The recycling will occur at 520 North Third Street, here in Carmi, again on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 til 1. The items that will be accepted include computers, televisions, radios, cellphones, laptops, servers DVDs, stereos,…Read more…

Lady Bulldogs Drop Two Saturday

The Lady Bulldog basketball team dropped two games on Saturday at the Eldorado Lady Eagle Winter Classic, falling 69-44 to Harrisburg and 49-35 to Mt. Carmel. Sydney Lucas led Carmi in the first game with a dozen points.  Elleigh Gray added nine, Julia Smith seven, Mariah VanMatre five, Kaydee Milligan four, Kaeli Burchfield and Jasmine…Read more…

Friday Weather Blamed for Saline County Crash

Friday Weather Blamed for Saline County Crash   While the weather was a contributing factor in a two vehicle crash Friday night in Saline County, one of the driver’s was cited for driving too fast for conditions.   Illinois State Police ticketed 70 year old Ida M. Haney of Eldorado after she lost control on…Read more…

Enfield Village Board Meets This Week

Enfield Village Board Will Meet Tuesday   The Enfield Village Board will meet in regular session at 7 Tuesday night. There are a number of items on the meeting agenda, including a truck bed  and a fire safety cabinet in new business. Old business will include continued discussion on properties that need to be cleaned…Read more…

Grayville Council Meets Tonight (Monday)

Grayville Commissioners Meeting Monday   The Grayville City Council will meet in regular session at 7 Monday night (Jan. 14) for what could be a busy meeting. There will be Zoning ordinances, High Street, property near the sewer lagoon, utility tap on fees and a vehicle purchase on the agenda. The commissioners will also deal…Read more…