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Junior High Baseball Opens With A Win

Junior High Baseball   The Carmi White County Junior High Baseball team kicked off their season with a win over Mt. Vernon, Ill. Thursday.   The local outscored Mt. Vernon, 12 to 0.   Merick Millhorn was the winning pitcher, going three and a third innings giving up two hits,... Read More.

Carmi Driver Killed In Three Vehicle Crash

Carmi Driver Killed in Three Vehicle Crash     An 80 year old Carmi resident, Doyle E. Prince died in a three vehicle crash on Illinois Route 45, just north of Cottonwood Road in Saline County around 4:30 Thursday afternoon.   According to the Illinois State Police accident report,... Read More.

Busy Meeting for Grayville Council

8-12 GRAYVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING The Grayville City Council met on Wednesday night, having rescheduled Monday’s meeting due to lack of quorum. The Treasurer’s Report shows $1,493,831.70 in restricted funds, $928,066.40 in investments and $145,723.34 in cash available for operations for a total of $2,567,621.44. Treasurer Walden... Read More.

Friday the 13th; Bad Luck

Friday the 13th   Long considered a harbinger of bad luck, Friday the 13th has inspired a late 19th-century secret society, an early 20th-century novel, a horror film franchise and not one but two unwieldy terms—paraskavedekatriaphobia and friggatriskaidekaphobia—that describe fear of this supposedly unlucky day. The Fear... Read More.

White County Fair Continues

White County Fair 2021     The 143rd annual fair opened Monday evening with the White County Fair Queen contest. The fair will wrap up Saturday night with a demolition derby.   Professional truck and tractor pulls are on tap for tonight (friday) night. The pulls will begin at 7.... Read More.

Lion’s Breakfast Coming Up

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.

City Council Meeting Tuesday

Council Agenda     The Carmi City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 5:30 for what appears to be a fairly routine meeting.   The main item of business is consideration of two resolutions, both dealing with Hillsdale Water. Council will be asked to authorize the mayor... Read More.

Daily Covid Numbers

Daily Covid Numbers   The Egyptian Health Department released the daily covid count reporting 21 new cases of the virus in the three counties covered by the Egyptian Health Department.   There were 11 new cases in Saline County including two females under the age of five; one... Read More.

Crop Coverage Numbers Released

Crop Coverage Numbers Released   According to the Department of Agriculture there are 11.2 million acres of corn planted this season, which is down one percent from last year. Based on August 1st conditions; the Illinois corn yield is forecast at a record 214 bushels per acre,... Read More.

One Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

One Injured in Two Vehicle Crash   A Raleigh, Illinois man was seriously injured in a two vehicle crash at a construction site on Illinois Route One, shortly after 10:30 Wednesday night. According to Illinois State Police, Jonathan C. Gilbert, 26, of Raleigh, had apparently stopped at... Read More.