Mattoon, ILL—On May 20, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced he is withdrawing his emergency rules criminalizing business owners with a Class A misdemeanor for violating ongoing executive orders. State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following statement on his actions: “Thank you to the citizens across the... Read More.
Testament to State’s Commitment to Advancing STEAM Programs Springfield, IL - Girls across Illinois, despite the transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, have persevered in their cybersecurity learning through the Girls Go CyberStart (GGCS) program. Out of the 385 girls from Illinois that... Read More.
MARYVILLE, Illinois – Reflecting the trying times we are enduring, an oil painting titled "War Paints" by Red Hill High School's Lydia Higgins has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for the 15th District of Illinois, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15)... Read More.
Tarynn L. Browing, 22, of Carmi was arrested by Carmi Police Tuesday afternoon. She was stopped on Route 1 just south of Carmi for Driving on a Suspended License. She was released at the scene on a Notice To Appear.
Louisville – It has come to the attention of State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) that over the first five days of the new Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) application program to file for unemployment benefits, personal information involving the... Read More.
Stewart Street will be down to one lane today (5/20) between Burrell Street and Illinois Street due to the Marguerite Street project. The City of Carmi regrets any inconvenience.
CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released new guidance to help families support their loved ones with developmental disabilities. Persons with disabilities can rely on reasonable accommodations in Illinois hospitals during their treatment, which is more important than ever during the COVID-19... Read More.
Grants Will Help Communities Build Capacity for Remote Learning, Work from Home and Other Essential Elements of Digital Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Office of Broadband today announced the new Illinois Connected Communities grant program designed... Read More.