Maryville, Illinois – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is again asking constituents to participate in his annual “Valentines for Heroes” program. The congressman’s district offices will collect valentines for distribution throughout the region to veterans and those currently serving in the military.
The Carmi Rotary club made their first meeting of 2016 a short one, as the club discussed their plans for the new year, and took a look back on the national scene. Specifically, the Rotarians spent some time remembering some of the famous people... Read More.
The Carmi Kiwanis Club kicked off 2016 with with a well attended meeting on January 7. President Alan Saunders welcomed club members. Kiwanian Jack Martin introduced his guest, Eric Rahlfs, personal ﬁnancial advisor with First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust. Bob Endicott was the the winner... Read More.
The Saline County Sheriff’s Department has announced that they have made four arrests in connection to a burglary that occurred at an Eldorado gun dealer. 29 handguns, one assault style rifle, ammunition, and magazines were stolen from Gunslinger’s Gun Shop in Eldorado on Sunday. Tuesday... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the first time in 2016 on Tuesday evening, and with only two items on the agenda, wrapped up business in 25 minutes. A bid from Tie-On Roofing of $28,750 to repair the roof of the Carmi Water Barn was... Read More.
49 year old Anthony Snyder of Carmi surrendered himself at the Carmi Police Department at 6:30am Wednesday morning to answer a Failure to Appear warrant on charges of driving... Read More.
Illinois State Police District 19 Commander Captain Kelly Hodge announced the results of an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Patrol that took place in Hamilton County on Saturday, December 26th. During the patrol, troopers made one drug and alcohol related arrest, wrote eight citations, and issued 20... Read More.
Wabash Ohio Valley Special Education District will be conducting free Pre-Kindergarten screenings on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside of Southeastern Illinois College’s Melba Patton Library. The screenings take about 45 minutes and include hearing and vision tests. ... Read More.
Southeastern Illinois College 2015 Fall President’s List (Perfect 4.0 GPA) Arthur Stephani Poe Broughton Brittney Suits Carmi Jerrie Baxley, Dakota Janovich, Kassidy Knight, Mitchell Masterson, Karrissa Siegel Carrier Mills Harley Cofield, Casey Crowder, Bethany Lewis, Anthony Schutt