The NCOE Board of Education recently held a public hearing and passed the 2016-2017 amended budget. Mr. Vollman told the Board that the district has been conservative with spending but since the State has not been sending transportation or special education payments this has... Read More.
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 144,150 deer during all 2016-17 seasons, which concluded Jan. 15. The total preliminary deer harvest for all seasons compares with a total harvest for all seasons of 155,229 in 2015-16. During this year’s deer seasons, hunters took... Read More.
The Grayville City Council moved quickly through their first meeting of December on Monday night. The tax levy for 2016-17 was passed by unanimous vote, and an ordinance abating a tax levy on bond obligations was passed unanimously without discussion. The Council agreed to vacate... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the final time in November Tuesday evening. Keith Botch of Botch and Associates was on hand and presented the Council with the annual property tax levy. According to Botch, this year’s levy will be under 5%, so a... Read More.
The Grayville City Council met for the first time in November on Monday night, and following the treasurers report, went into executive session for ten minutes to discuss personnel issues. Coming out of executive session, the Council accepted the resignations of Scott Irvin from the... Read More.
INA, Ill. (June 8, 2016) – Rend Lake College students will continue to volunteer in local communities next year, thanks to the renewal of the AmeriCorps Grant. Valued at approximately $440,000, the grant helps students with training and educational awards to both give... Read More.