CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released new guidance to help families support their loved ones with developmental disabilities. Persons with disabilities can rely on reasonable accommodations in Illinois hospitals during their treatment, which is more important than ever during the COVID-19... Read More.
Grants Will Help Communities Build Capacity for Remote Learning, Work from Home and Other Essential Elements of Digital Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Office of Broadband today announced the new Illinois Connected Communities grant program designed... Read More.
A follow-up to Monday night’s Carmi-White County Unit #5 School Board meeting… During the closed session the Board made the following unanimous hiring decisions… Kim Owen was reassigned from a Junior High School Social Studies Teacher to a Junior High School English Language Arts Teacher for... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met in regular session last night, back at the village building and practicing social distancing. Mayor Tom Harbour said the Rend Lake Conservancy District decided that due to the coronavirus, they would hold up raising water rates by 3.5% until August... Read More.
Most would agree making massive financial decisions over teleconference is less than ideal and Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard has been attempting to kick the can down the road on most of the topics he says would be more fitting to discuss in person. An... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. They 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 be discussing... Read More.
Carmi Police received a report Friday morning from Celena L. Gross of Carmi. She told officers that during the night of May 14th or the morning of the 15th, someone entered her vehicle, which was parked at her house, and stole some cash and... Read More.
The Carmi White County School Board met last night at the High School Cafeteria. Officers were elected for the next school year. Andy Accord was named President, Brent Hammell as Vice-President and Marcie Hoskins was appointed Treasurer. Accord then read a statement to the parents and... Read More.
Stewart Street is closed again today (Tuesday) between Illinois Street and Burrell Street due to the Marguerite Street project. The City of Carmi apologizes for any inconvenience.