The White County Sheriff’s Department responded to an early Sunday morning call to White County 911 Dispatch in reference to someone suffering a burn injury. 65 year old Peggy L. Kell of Springerton stated her grandson, 28 year old Cody M. Kell was somehow exposed... Read More.
The City of Carmi has issued a burn ban until further notice. The public's cooperation is appreciated during this period of dry weather. Hamilton County is also under a burn ban until further notice. Due to the high temperatures and dry conditions all open burning... Read More.
HARRISBURG, III. (MARCH 17, 2016) – The U.S. Forest Service, Shawnee National Forest is planning to conduct a prescribed fire on Friday, March 18th 2016, weather permitting. The fire will be located in the Jackson Falls area about 6 miles southeast of Ozark, IL.... Read More.