The Carmi City Council met Tuesday evening for their first meeting in October. The Council unanimously voted to approve a loan agreement with the State Fire Marshall’s office for the purchase of a... Read More.
Just after 10am, officers arrested a man and woman following a traffic stop on counts of obstructing justice after they lied to police about the woman’s identity. 31 year old Stanley Griffin of... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board met for its September meeting at 7pm on Tuesday and approved an ordinance for a contract with Municiple Consulting Group to help the Village manage the new TIF district, at a flat fee of $4000 a year for the... Read More.
In the wake more than one hundred announced layoffs in Galatia’s American Coal Company Mine, state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, helped push through a resolution in Springfield calling on the Obama Administration to stop his anti-coal agenda and protect Southern Illinois workers. “When coal is... Read More.
Firearm courses will again be offered at Southeastern Illinois College, taking advantage of the institution’s LaserShot firearm simulator technology as well as the Chuck Hearn Outdoor Education Complex shooting range. The classes listed below will be held at the SIC main campus, in... Read More.
Southeastern Illinois College President, Dr. Jonah Rice signs a proclamation designating Sept. 17 – Sept. 23, 2015 throughout the college district as the 228th anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention.
“It is an honor and privilege to represent the people of the 15th Congressional District in Washington, DC, and I do not take that responsibility lightly,” said John Shimkus upon announcing he intends to seek re-election. “The process starts very early in Illinois,” he noted. “Beginning September... Read More.
On 09/04/2015, the Mt. Carmel Police arrested 45 year old Frank L. Eaton of Albion, Illinois. A Mt. Carmel Police Officer stopped Eaton for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop it was determined that Eaton had open alcohol in his vehicle. A search of Eaton and... Read More.
Each month, Fairfield Memorial Hospital honors an employee who has exemplified outstanding customer service internally and externally. In August, Kim Hosick, Office Manager, who works in the FMH Home Health Department, was named Employee of the Month. She has been... Read More.
The White County Board met for its September meeting at 9am Tuesday. After approving minutes and bills, the Board heard a report from County Engineer Brian Ray that promised Motor Fuel Tax payment from the State have not arrived, and that planned oil and... Read More.