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Pre-K Screenings To Be Held

PRE-K SCREENINGS TO BE HELD ON August 26th & 27thThe Carmi-White County Schools are conducting Child Find/Preschool Screenings for Birth to 5-year old children not yet enrolled in public schools, and who will not be kindergarten eligible in the fall. The screening checks every... Read More.

School Board Hires New Employees

School Board Hires New Employees Following the regular session of the Carmi School BoardMonday night, the board hired new employees to fill several positions. Cameron Mitchell was employed as a Special Education Individual Aid at Brownsville Attendance Center for this school year to fill the vacancy... Read More.

Enfield Village Board

A quick 25 minute meeting was all that was needed (last) Tuesday night in Enfield to conduct village business, as the board held their monthly session.  Scott Mareing covered the meeting.On the agenda was the tentative budget, but village attorney Jonathan Turpin, who was... Read More.

USDA Crop Count

USDA Crop Count Starting in late August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact farmers to get an update on yield prospects for corn and soybeans. NASS field staff will also begin making counts and measurements in selected fields across Illinois. “Field... Read More.

EHD Covid Numbers Climb to 59

Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 17, 2021 of 58 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals:Saline CountyFemale: 1 under the age of 10, 3 in their teens, 3 in their 20’s, 4 in their... Read More.

Hamilton County Covid Count

Hamilton County Covid Numbers Hamilton County Health Department released the Tuesday Covid count reporting three new positive confirmed cases. There was a male child, one female teen and one female in her thirties according to the Hamilton County Health Department. There have been 973 positive cases in... Read More.

Snowbirds Wanted

Wanted: Snowbirds to join IDOT’s snow-and-ice teamTemporary workers assist during winter; open door for full-time employmentSPRINGFIELD –The calendar still says August, but the Illinois Department of Transportation is looking for qualified individuals to apply for seasonal positions to help with snow-and-ice removal across the state... Read More.

Contentious School Board Meeting Monday

Contentious School Board Meeting Monday Another contentious but mostly civil Carmi-White County School Board meeting was held (last) Monday night at the Junior/Senior High School Auditorium..  Visitors were each given five minutes to make statements, and for about an hour and a half, twenty of... Read More.

Weekly Crop Report

Weekly Crop Report There were 4.6 days suitable for field work during the week ending August 15, 2021. Statewide, the average temperature was 76.9 degrees, 3.2 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 1.70 inches, 0.80 inches above normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 2 percent very short,... Read More.

Legg Sentenced To Five Years

Legg Sentenced to Five Years Fairfield resident, 60 year old Marvin D. Legg was sentenced to five years in a Department of Corrections facility Monday afternoon in White County Circuit Court. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, Legg had been on probation since 2017... Read More.