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Rend Lake Blood Drives

Rend Lake Blood Drives   Rend Lake College is partnering with the American Red Cross to host four blood drives on campus during the 2021-22 academic year.   The blood drives will be held in the South Oasis building on the main RLC campus, and the times are... Read More.

Busy and Lengthy Meeting for McLeansboro Council

A rather lengthy two and a half hour meeting last (Tuesday) night for the Mcleansboro City Council The board approved the appointment of Jeff Johnson as Ward 3 Alderman to fill the vacancy created upon the acceptance of the resignation on June 24th of Lucas... Read More.

Chapman Named Carmi Trustee

Chapman Named Carmi Trustee   The Carmi Township Board met in regular session Tuesday night and the main order of business naming a new trustee to fill a vacancy on the board.   Brad Chapman was nominated by Trustee Mike Baxley and Mitch Schoenheit  was nominated by Trustee... Read More.

Hamilton County Covid Numbers

Hamilton County Covid Numbers   While some local citizens continue to protest mask mandates and vaccination requirement, Covid 19 numbers are on the rise around the area, prompting both the Egyptian Health Department and Hamilton County Health Department to issue daily virus reports.   Hamilton County reported five... Read More.

EHD Covid Numbers Climbing

Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 10, 2021 of 56 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals: Saline County Female: 2 under the age of 10, 1 in their teens, 6 in their 20’s, 4 in their... Read More.

White County Fair Demo-Drag Racing

White County Fair Changes   Rick Barbre of the White County Fair Board announced some changes to this year’s county fair, underway here in Carmi.   The harness racing, originally scheduled to begin at 6 this (tues) evening will get underway at 5. There is no admission to... Read More.

Local Sports Kicks Off This Week

High School Sports Set to Go     Area coaches and student athletes have been looking forward to a more normal sports season….more normal than last year’s Covid schedules; and while there may be some changes before the season ends, locally a number of sports will kick... Read More.

Tri-State News

Tri-State News   Indianapolis, IN)  --  Most folks in Indiana are getting the green light to once again feed the wild birds in their yards. The state's Department of Natural Resources says people in 76 counties can resume feeding birds. But, the DNR is recommending that... Read More.

Corn and Beans Looking Good

Crop Report   There were 6.2 days suitable for field work during the week ending August 08, 2021. Statewide, the average temperature was 72.3 degrees, 1.5 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.10 inches, 0.85 inches below normal.   Topsoil moisture supply was rated 8 percent very short, 17... Read More.

Flowers Sentenced

Flowers Sentenced   White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud reported the sentencing of Randall L. Flowers, 38 of Maunie Monday. Flowers was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections on a charge of possession of controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. Flowers was also sentenced to... Read More.