• Flood Watch for Epworth - Click for Details
    Effective: February 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm
    Expires: February 28, 2021 @ 12:00pm
    PRECAUTIONARY
    A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
    LOCATION
    Flood Watch to include portions of southern Illinois...southwest Indiana and southeast Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Johnson, Pulaski, Saline, Union, White and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson and Pike. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Perry MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne MO.
    INFO1
    From this evening through Sunday morning
    INFO2
    A consistent signal for locally heavy rain is forecast, especially Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Storm total average rainfall is forecast to be up to 2 inches in the Watch area and, with thunderstorms forecast, localized higher totals to 3 inches or more are possible. This amount of cumulative rainfall will be falling on recently soaked grounds from melted snowfall, so the ability to soak in all this expected rainfall will be compromised and likely to cause flood issues.
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Carmi Chamber Announces Scholarship Opportunity

The revitalized Carmi Chamber of Commerce, thanks to fresh leadership from Executive Director Kelly Northcott continues to make strides in helping businesses and individuals in the community.  The group’s latest endeavor is aimed at helping a 12th grader from Carmi White County through the organization’s Scholarship program.  Applications are now available to all qualifying seniors which include home or church schooled kids within the school district.  The scholarship is for a one-time $500 disbursement.

Northcott says interested students should contact the guidance office and complete all necessary steps as outlined in the scholarship application.  Home or church schooled students can pick up an application packet from the Carmi Chamber of Commerce during regular business hours.  The packet can also be downloaded directly from http://www.cityofcarmi.org/the-chamber

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 26th.  The recipient will be announced in May during the CWCHS Awards Day ceremony which is traditionally broadcast on WROY 92.1 and AM 1460.

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