Springfield, IL – Today, Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Brendan F. Kelly joined by Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Col. Mark Peyton and Division of Justice Services (DJS) Col. Isaiah Vega, announced the continued wide-ranging efforts to improve operations, information sharing, and enforcement... Read More.
The education sector is one of many that has been greatly disrupted by COVID-19. An employee of Southeastern Illinois College addressed the Carmi Kiwanis Club on Thursday, July 16 to let the club know how SIC is currently dealing with the pandemic. Ricky Sauls wears many... Read More.
Mayor Pollard hoped for a larger crowd than he got at Tuesday night's Carmi City Council meeting. Other than Stephanie Dennis, there were no visitors as the others in attendance were either press or there because they were specifically included in a portion of the... Read More.
Dr. Pathi Addresses Kiwanis The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held on Thursday, May 2nd in the Farm Bureau basement with lunch catered by Yesterday’s. Wes Henson, NP with Ferrell Hospital Carmi Family Medicine introduced Dr. Janna Pathi as the weekly program. Dr. Pathi is a... Read More.
Brownsville School Foundation, Inc. Addresses Kiwanis The regular weekly luncheon meeting of Kiwanis met on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the Farm Bureau Building in Carmi with Yesterday’s Catering providing the meal. President, Katelyne Wolff, opened the meeting and welcomed members and guests. Those guests present... Read More.
State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) has passed legislation out of the Illinois House intended to address teacher shortages throughout the state. HB3080 Amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For the period beginning July 1, 2017 through June... Read More.
The Grayville City Council met Monday night for their first meeting of June. Following approval of the consent agenda and treasurer's report, the Council approved the purchase of eleven new fire hydrants at a cost of $14,234 to replace hydrants that are not functional. The... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner joined Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti today to discuss issues affecting our rural communities in Illinois at the Illinois Institute of Rural Affairs' 28th Annual Economic Development Conference in Springfield. "Our rural communities may be small, but their impact is... Read More.
Kurt Daine of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources office in Pope County addressed the Board concerning the algae problem at the lake. The Village and the DNR both have chemicals to treat the algae and will closely monitor the situation. The lake is... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today addressed the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) meeting to advocate for more rigorous standards to prioritize equity and closing achievement gaps. As part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) each state is required to submit a... Read More.