(Effingham Co., IL) -- Illinois State Police continue to investigate a deadly crash in Effingham County involving a semi truck carrying seven-thousand gallons of ammonia. Authorities say the tanker was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Friday night on U.S. Highway 40 near the town... Read More.
Tragedy struck Hamilton County Thursday night as a two vehicle accident claimed the life of a Hamilton County Senior High School student and left another with life threatening injuries. Illinois State Police say the accident happened on Highway 242 near County Road 2400 North,... Read More.
A Harrisburg woman already behind bars at the White County Jail was served a warrant Monday evening by White County Sheriff’s personnel. 50 year old Tina Murphy was served her warrant for Failure to Appear for Unlawful Possession of Stolen... Read More.
It’s six months before the Illinois primary but interest in the local elections continues as a Burnt Prairie Township resident picked up a petition to represent County Board District Three, which covers all of Burnt Prairie Township and a portion of Carmi Township.John Stockton,... Read More.
The Carmi White County School Board will meet in regular session at 7 o’clock this evening at the Jefferson Attendance Center Annex Building.The meeting will open with a public hearing at 6:45 in relation to the district’s annual budget. There will be time for... Read More.
The spooky season starts early as The Hamilton County Historical Society hosts a conversation about ghosts, witches and other forms of horror in southern IllinoisThe September meeting of the Hamilton County Historical Society will be Tuesday, September 26 at 7... Read More.
While about 60 inmates were released over the weekend in Williamson County, White County Sheriff Jordan Weiss says only one individual behind bars at the jail here wasn’t eligible for detainment under the SAFE-T Act which takes effect today throughout Illinois. The jail... Read More.
Wondering when your tax bill will be arriving? White County Treasurer Micheal Baxley says the 2022 payable 2023 tax bills have been generated and went out in the mail Thursday. Folks should expect to start receiving them as early as Saturday or early next... Read More.
White County officials are continuing to work toward the feasibility of constructing a new courthouse. During Thursday morning’s White County Board meeting, board members moved forward with ordering that study following a Building Committee meeting prior to the regularly scheduled gathering. The cost of... Read More.