Friday the 13th Long considered a harbinger of bad luck, Friday the 13th has inspired a late 19th-century secret society, an early 20th-century novel, a horror film franchise and not one but two unwieldy terms—paraskavedekatriaphobia and friggatriskaidekaphobia—that describe fear of this supposedly unlucky day. The Fear... Read More.
A fundraiser will be held this weekend for life-long Carmi resident, Scott Kittinger, who is battling cancer. The fundraiser will begin Saturday (March 13) with a vendor fair from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Carmi Elks Lodge, 217 East Cherry Street. Saturday... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met for its regular monthly meeting last night. The village is still advertising for bids on the two properties for sale at 108 Sacramento Street and 304 West Main Street. They are also getting bids on replacing the lights at the village... Read More.
Due to the updated directive of Governor Pritzker on Friday, March 20th with the Shelter In Place Directive for the State of Illinois, all schools in Illinois will continue to be closed through April 7th. Carmi-White County CUSD #5 will be on spring break... Read More.
The Fairfield Travelogue continues its tour around the world on February 13, with “Tibet: A Light in the Darkness”, a film by Sean Cassidy. It will be hosted by Tom Sterling. The history of Tibet can be traced back about 4,000 years, during which the... Read More.
Homeowners and businesses impacted by last year’s historic flooding have until Jan. 13 to apply for a low-interest, long-term loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBA approved Illinois’ request for assistance for around 17 different counties. The money would be used to... Read More.
The Grayville Chamber of Commerce 13th Annual Car Show will be held in downtown Grayville, Sunday, October 6th. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and closes at 12 p.m. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100... Read More.
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive this coming Tuesday at First Christian Church in Carmi. The blood drive will be held from 2 – 7pm on Tuesday, August 13th in the fellowship hall at 504 Beohleber Drive. The Red Cross is... Read More.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced today that entry forms are available for the 13th annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award. “We created the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition to promote creative writing and provide an outlet for talented writers,”... Read More.
CITY OF GRAYVILLE MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 P.M. AGENDA PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL: Mayor Bisch Commissioner Jordan Commissioner Brock Commissioner Downs Commissioner Stroud CONSENT AGENDA TREASURER’S REPORT PURCHASE ORDER APPROVALS OTHER BUSINESS: 1. Sale of Real Estate I-64 Plaza 2. Discipline and Purchase Policies 3.... Read More.