The Carmi City Council met for about a half hour Tuesday evening approving another pay request for the recently completed Industrial Drive Project. This pay request, for $29,007.03 goes to Samron Midwest Contracting out of Murphysboro, IL. Jim Brown of Brown and Roberts Engineering was... Read More.
Illinois lawmakers – citing the state’s pension costs, budget shortfalls, and empty unemployment trust – are asking for more than $40 billion in no-strings-attached aid from the federal government. In a letter to the state's Congressional delegation, Senate President Don Harmon said Illinois state government... Read More.
A 25 year old Carmi woman, Autumn Christine Vaughan, is free on $100 bond following her Tuesday afternoon arrest by Carmi Police. Fas-Mart reported to Police an employee stealing money from the cash register. Vaughn was arrested for Theft Under $500 and taken to... Read More.
Check for Cash Each year, thousands of state checks payable to taxpayers go uncashed. With that in mind, Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza invites local residents to a Check for Cash event, coming up from 10 til noon on Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Carmi Public... Read More.
Henderson Shop Hopes to Cash In On Hemp The market for CBD oil is growing and a shop in Henderson is hoping to cash in on what could become a billion... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) backed two House-passed bills this week to prohibit any future cash payments to Iran and to bring transparency to the Islamic Republic’s corrupt financial dealings. “According to President Obama’s own State Department, Iran is the world’s leading... Read More.