The below average rainfall during the critical months of June and July has had a significant impact on the yield potential of this year’s corn crop, according to the results of the 2023 White County Crop Tour. The event was held on August 30.... Read More.
He talks fast. He works fast. He’s ambitious in his efforts to give back. And once you learn more about his story you learn why. Lance Yearby understands everybody’s time on earth is precious. As a veteran, he’s lost brothers and sisters in combat... Read More.
courtesy of Capitol News Illinois & MOLLY PARKER with Lee Enterprises MidwestThis article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with Lee Enterprises, along with Capitol News Illinois.Several employees at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center attempted to cover up a brutal... Read More.
The discovery of a loaded handgun and cannabis along with no valid driver’s license, landed a Carmi man in the White County Jail. On Friday, July 8th, Deputy Capeheart with the White County Sheriff’s Department was on patrol when he observed a black Nissan... Read More.
A state lawmaker who supported doubling the state’s gas tax to pay for infrastructure projects said a new audit could mean some planned projects won't get funded.
The Southeastern Illinois College Board of Trustees met Tuesday, Feb. 20 and found there is much to celebrate this year. The college has been notified of a number of awards in both the program and competitive team arenas, and expect more to come.
The Egyptian Health Department has announced that they have collected batches of West Nile positive mosquitoes in Saline, Gallatin, and White Counties.People who observe a sick or dying crow, blue jay, robin, or other perching bird should contact... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Department, Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, Enfield Police Department, and Carmi K-9 unit conducted a search of a Springerton home Tuesday night that uncovered a marijuana growing operation.White County States Attorney Denton Aud prepared the warrant for 307 Brown Street... Read More.
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Director George H. Sheldon today announced that the department found a forever home for 1,742 children in care, surpassing the goal of 1,000, as a part of the Home for the Holidays campaign.Breakdown 848 children found permanency with... Read More.