Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the ISP will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) in Wayne, White, and Hamilton Counties during November. These sTEPs are planned during daytime and nighttime hours and will allow the... Read More.
Receives $2.1 million for a 3-year campaign; Engage2Change Springfield – The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) has launched a new public and professional awareness campaign to remind everyone about the importance of reporting suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons ages 60 and older... Read More.
Walmart in Carmi will be launching their annual Children's miracle network campaign. With Covid-19 the hospitals are struggling this year due to increased cost. Also due to high unemployment they expect to cover more families. Walmart typically raises $6,000- $9,000 at store level during... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announces the ISP will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP)in Wayne, White, and Hamilton Counties during November. These sTEPs are planned during daytime and nighttime hours and will allow the ISP to focus... Read More.
Local Chiropractor, Dr. Patrick Haskell is asking the community for help to Stuff the Bus for a Back to School campaign. Oak Street Chiropractic has kicked off the effort to run through August 23rd and is incentivizing the public with an exchange of services... Read More.
State Representative Darren Bailey will be in Fairfield today to formally announce his intention to seek the 55th State Senate District seat. Bailey’s announcement will be held at the Wayne County Courthouse, 301 East Main in Fairfield, at noon. The seat is currently held... Read More.
Over the course of just a few weeks in April and May, more than 30,900 volunteers and thousands of partners from across the country joined the American Red Cross to Sound the Alarm against home fires by installing 103,400 free smoke alarms in... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday by focusing on inclusion and diversity. IDHR Acting Director Janice Glenn today announced the launch of the “Fairness and Equality Campaign” in recognition of the Illinois Bicentennial. The campaign aims to get... Read More.
With the March Republican Primary rapidly approaching, State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) has kicked off his campaign for re-election as State Representative for the 109th Illinois House District. “It is an honor and privilege to serve as your voice in the... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner is teaming up with Illinois safety leaders to drive home the importance of the state’s Move Over law. To launch the new “Give Them Distance” campaign, the governor gathered today... Read More.