A second White County Judge has again ruled calling the Illinois Firearm Owner Identification Card unconstitutional. The ruling sets the stage for the Illinois Supreme Court to reexamine the issue. It’s been 4 years and a month plus since the defendant, Vivian Brown, 53 at... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD- Noting the negative impact that the backlog of unprocessed FOID (Firearm Owners IDentification) card applications has had on people’s second amendment rights, State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has filed legislation to eliminate the state’s FOID program. "FOID cards may have served a purpose in the... Read More.
White continues to encourage online services Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional three months – from Nov. 1, 2020, until Feb. 1, 2021. This new Feb. 1... Read More.
Barb Kearney, a Carmi woman who happily retired 7 years ago after a successful run owning H.D. Bean Jewelers received some interesting mail Saturday, an Illinois Department of Employment Security prepaid debit card. She knew immediately it was fishy, but says it looked completely... Read More.
White suggests delaying facility visit during heat wave Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses/ID cards and license plate stickers have been extended an additional month – from Oct. 1, 2020, to Nov. 1, 2020. This new... Read More.
The Illinois State Police are trying to clear-up a rumor about the state's newly legal marijuana. Troopers say you will not have to give-up your FOID card if you buy marijuana from a dispensary. That rumor took-off last weekend, with even a few state... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital would like to make patients who have a Medicare Card aware of upcoming changes from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS will begin issuing new Medicare cards and new Medicare numbers in order to remove Social Security Numbers... Read More.
First Lady Diana Rauner today announced the 2017 Holiday Card Drive for the Military. Done in partnership with the United Service Organizations (USO) of Illinois, the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and the Illinois Executive Mansion Association, the drive aims to send Illinois’ brave... Read More.
Join instructor Carol Payne in one of Rend Lake College’s Handmade Cards classes this spring to learn advanced techniques to create a unique gift. Refine skills in two-step stamping, heat and dry embossing, and much more through RLC’s Community and Corporate Education Division. Next month,... Read More.
Learn the basics of making unique cards during one of Rend Lake College’s many Handmade Cards classes through the Community & Corporate Education Division. Taught by instructor Carol Payne, refine your skills of two-step stamping, heat and dry embossing, and much more this spring. In... Read More.