Covid Count The Egyptian Health Department reported 97 cases of Covid 19 over the weekend and Monday throughout the three county region covered by EHD. There were 43 new cases in Saline County, ten in Gallatin and 44 in White County. The White County cases included a... Read More.
Local Sports The Junior High Baseball team is off to a good start on the season as they beat Mt. Vernon, Illinois and Harrisburg last week.The locals were set to play Sesser Monday but that game was cancelled. The baseball team’s next game is Thursday... Read More.
Sheriff’s Department Files Several Reports White County Sheriff Randy Graves reported the arrest of Harold Artice Ivy, of 193 Melvin Street, New Haven Friday August 13th. Ivy was arrested on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual assault, and was transported to the City/County jail, where he... Read More.
Police Arrest Two Over The Weekend Carmi Chief of Police, Jason Carter released incident reports from the weekend, including criminal damage to government property, intimidation and theft. Sunday afternoon shortly after 12:30, Carmi Police arrested 30 year old Cory R Johnson, of Lancaster, Calif., on two... Read More.
CWC Requesting Assistance in Covid Guidelines The Carmi White County Unit Five School Board recently addressed the latest covid mandates from the governor’s office with a public meeting held last Tuesday that drew a number of parents and local residents against the mask and vaccine... Read More.
Lion’s Breakfast Coming Up The Carmi Lions Club will be hosting a special breakfast fund-raiser next weekend at the Lion’s Den, at 305 First Street. Breakfast, a choice of pancakes and sausage or biscuits and gravy, will be served from 7 until 10 Saturday morning, August... Read More.
The Carmi-White County Unit 5 Board of Education will hold their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday at 7 PM at the Junior/Senior High School Cafeteria. Those attending must wear a face mask and social distance.In quite the difference from the special meeting held last... Read More.
Rep. Niemerg’s First Bill Becomes Law:Older Volunteer/Part-Time Fire Fighters May Now Apply for LicenseTEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) announced today that his first bill (SB 2150), passed unanimously in the Illinois House of Representatives back... Read More.
The Uniontown Water Rescue Squad and fisherman worked together to help to save three people after their boat capsized Saturday night."Huge thanks to all the departments that responded to assist tonight," the Uniontown Water Rescue Squad said in a post on Facebook. "And the... Read More.
Junior High Baseball The Carmi White County Junior High Baseball team is off to a good start on the season as they picked up their second win Friday afternoon.The local beat Harrisburg 8 to 2. That followed CWC’s blow-out of Mt. Vernon, Ill. Thursday as... Read More.