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It’s Hot Don; Dangerous Heat Expected

Dangerous Heat Expected Today   The National Weather Service at Paducah is urging area residents to take precautions as today’s heat could be a killer.   While the “dog days” of summer generally fall in August, today’s heat will be nothing to blow off, as heat index values... Read More.

Power Outage Expected Again Thursday

Power Outages Wednesday  and Thursday   The City of Carmi had  planned two power outages for this week, the first was Wednesday morning and the other Thursday morning. The outages will allow workers to tighten connections identified as potential issues during a recent thermal inspection. The outages will... Read More.

Lane Reductions Expected Along IL 141 For Months

Motorists travelling along IL 141 will need to be alert of some upcoming lane reductions.  IDOT is saying that weather permitting, they’re planning for road construction between the 141/US 45 intersection to the White County line in New Haven that will require lane closures... Read More.

Decision Regarding CWCHS Graduation Expected Later this Week

Carmi White County Superintendent Brad Lee says school leaders are currently consulting with Egyptian Health Department, law enforcement and the school’s lawyers to figure out how to best recognize graduating students.  In a release, Monday afternoon, Lee (along with High School Prinicpal Jarrod Newell)... Read More.

Bobcat Harvest Larger Than Expected

Bobcat Harvest Larger Than Expected - Hunters and trappers in Illinois harvested 343 Bobcats during the 2018-19 season. That's according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The season ran from Nov. 10, 2018 to Feb. 15, 2019. A total of 1,000 permits were issued. Here are some of... Read More.