Carmi City Council met Tuesday evening for another brisk gathering lasting only 8 minutes. Members approved another pay request for the now complete Industrial Drive project; this one to the engineering firm Brown & Roberts... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board held a special meeting yesterday afternoon and met for twenty minutes. After interviewing three candidates to fill the vacancy on the village board after the passing of Carl Whipple, Mayor Roy Kissell nominated former board member Judy Dobbs to the... Read More.
The NCOE School Board met for their meeting on Monday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m. The bills and the November minutes were approved as presented. The School Board approved the 2019 tax levy as presented by Mr. Vollman. Amounts levied were $990,000 for education; $210, 000... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020. Ataraxia in Albion and Shelby County Community Services in Shelbyville are now approved to grow cannabis for adult use,... Read More.
The board members approved the agreement for management and other administrative services between the city and Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission, as well as an agreement for engineering services with Shawnee Engineering, regarding a $65,000 grant for sidewalk improvements and ADA compliance... Read More.
Botsch and Associates CPA co-owner Arlynn Stroman praised the City of Carmi during her 2018 Annual Financial and Independent Audit Report at the Tuesday night Carmi Council Meeting. Stroman says the office found no major errors... Read More.
Rend Lake College Early Childhood Education (ECE) students can now qualify for state-recognized credentials while taking courses to complete a degree or certificate. In April, RLC became an approved “entitled institution” for three Gateways to Opportunity credentials. Brenda Heinzmann, RLC Early Childhood Education Professor, said... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board approved writing up a Class "D" restaurant/gaming license to Smith Co to put in gaming machines and sell alcohol. The vote was four to three, with Mayor Roy Kissell providing the tie-breaking vote. Board members Joe Skaggs, Norman Trousdale... Read More.
The Southeastern Illinois College Board of Trustees met Tuesday, March 27 regarding updates on new programs, population concerns, and positive financial index scores. The board learned that the Illinois Community College Board has officially approved Powersports Technology at SIC as a one-year... Read More.
Rend Lake College students interested in child and family services have a fresh option to continue their education this fall. Thanks to an updated articulation agreement and new cohort at the RLC MarketPlace, graduates can now transfer into Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s... Read More.