SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.5 percentage points to 11.0 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +66,000 jobs in August, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released... Read More.
Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of August. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,684 incidents during the month. Enforcement... Read More.
The Patriot Riders of America Illinois Chapter 1 will be having a cookout and bake sale this Saturday, August 29th, from 10 AM – 2PM, at the ELASTEC parking lot in Carmi. Hamburgers and hot... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 18, 2020, of ten Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include: Saline County o a male, in his 50’s, at home and in isolation o a female, in her 60’s, at home and... Read More.
In this episode of Open Line On Demand from August 18th, 2020, Mike visits with Kelsey Bentlage of the St. Louis Dairy Council. Listen for more...
Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be taking their Digital Mammography Truck to Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic for a Mobile Mammography Event on Saturday, August 29th, with appointments starting at 8:00 a.m. Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Digital Mammography Truck... Read More.
The new private Christian School in Carmi, New Hope Christian Academy, has announced their new location for the school, the RIG Ministries building at 215 Industrial Avenue in Carmi. The school will open August 31.... Read More.
No football season will not stop The Print Shop in Carmi from celebrating the upcoming Bulldog school year with their annual Bulldog Bash, Friday, August 28th. They will have food from Local Yokel’s BBQ, Rosie Jean’s Sweet Tea & Jesus, and entertainment from Luke... Read More.
Illinois State Police to Conduct Distracted Driving Enforcement Carmi – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the ISP will conduct Distracted Driving Enforcement Program patrols in Wayne and Saline Counties during late August and early September. This program allows ISP... Read More.
[Jasper, Indiana] - The RWB Music Fest (Red, White, & Brauen Music Festival) originally scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020, has been postponed until Saturday, August 28, 2021. Craig Morgan and Terri Clark will co-headline the... Read More.