Dr. Wesley Thompson, MD, Chief of Staff at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, has accepted a position with Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Idaho and will be leaving the Wayne County community in March 2021 after 17 years... Read More.
What is it like for a newly sworn-in State Representative to seen their name up on the voting board for the first time? 109th District State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) can tell you. Niemerg took the oath of office in ceremonies in Springfield this week. In... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), has met the metrics to move out of Tier 2... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department was notified over the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), of 21 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). They include… Saline County (10) 1 female in her teens 1 male in his teens 3 females in their 20’s 1... Read More.
On Wednesday, January 27, you will have a unique opportunity to help save a life. The White County Farm Bureau is proudly partnering with the American Red Cross to hold our fourth “People Live When People Give” Blood Drive. Each pint of blood we... Read More.
Due to the current IDPH mitigation restrictions, the Carmi-White County C.U.S.D. #5 Board of Education’s monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2021, will be limited to the board members, superintendent, board secretary, and one administrator. The media and public will be able to... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board will meet Tuesday at 7:00 PM. THE BOARD WILL BE PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING, PLEASE MAINTAIN A 6-FOOT DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, MASKS WILL NOT BE REQUIRED BUT YOU ARE WELCOME TO WEAR THEM. The Board will discuss old... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art at Southeastern Illinois College will open the Regional Photographer Exhibit Tuesday, Feb. 2. This show will run through Friday, May. 14. Artists from across the region have submitted works... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Benton native and 117th District State Representative Dave Severin took the oath of office to serve another term in Springfield during Inaugural ceremonies on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Wednesday’s swearing-in marks the beginning of Severin’s third term in the House after first... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) made the following statement today on the announcement by the Governor that restaurants in regions that are moved to Tier 1 mitigations are permitted to resume indoor service at 25% occupancy or 25 people per room (whichever is fewer).... Read More.