New CEO at Elastec Elastec Inc. announced today that Mark Hilliard has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer of the company. Hilliard will assume responsibilities on August 1st. Retiring CEO, Jeff Bohleber, will enjoy semi-retirement and retain a part-time position as Chief Financial Officer. “I’ve had... Read More.
Cannabis Bust While medical and recreational marijuana are legal in the State of Illinois there are a number of restrictions governing both medicinal and recreational use of the substance. One of those restrictions covers the possession and use of pot in a vehicle. A restriction, Carmi resident,... Read More.
Grayville Man Dies in Boating Accident A boating accident on the Wabash River at Grayville over the weekend claimed the life of a 51 year old Grayville man. According to reports, Bruce Guthrie was found dead in the river Saturday afternoon after a search that began... Read More.
Friday Night Fatal Crash 18 year old C. J. Richardson of Norris City was tragically killed in a two vehicle crash that occurred just after midnight Friday. Illinois State Police investigated the crash that happened at Illinois Route one at County Road 400 East. . According to the... Read More.
School Starts in Two Weeks Summer doesn’t officially end until September 22, when Autumn arrives. However, meteorologist consider Labor Day the end of summer. But, for the students of Carmi-White County Unit 5 schools, summer ends in two weeks, when school starts. The schools will open... Read More.
Physical Exams and Immunizations Required With school starting just around the corner, August 16, all beginning students up to six years of age, including Pre-K students must be evidence of completion of a lead screening or assessment. Children living in areas determined by the Department... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board will hold their next monthly meeting tonight ( Monday, August 2nd) at 7 PM at the Village Hall. Visitors are Heath Short and Mimmo’s concerning TIF requests and Lawrence Taylor of Fifth Third Bank. Items for discussion are dates for oil... Read More.
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for lifesaving blood amid the ongoing severe blood shortage. The Red Cross needs to collect more than 1,000 additional blood donations each day to meet the current hospital demand and end the severe blood shortage. Donors... Read More.
State Fair Entertainment Lineup Rock n roll, country and a little comedy rounds out the entertainment lineup at this year’s Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Rock n roll kicks off the grandstand entertainment Thursay August 12 as Sammy Hagar and the Circle take the stage. Friday features... Read More.
Sports MLB National League ------- Washington Nationals 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Philadelphia Phillies 15, Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Cincinnati Reds 7, New York Mets 1 Milwaukee Brewers 2, Atlanta Braves 1 San Diego Padres 8, Colorado Rockies 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 13, Arizona Diamondbacks 0 MLB American League ------- Toronto Blue Jays 5, Kansas... Read More.