ELDORADO, IL – Vaccination appointments for the current allotment of COVID-19 vaccines have been filled. More appointments will be available when further vaccine allocations are sent by the state. The Ferrell Hospital Facebook page and local media will be updated when more vaccine appointments are... Read More.
All NCOE and Gallatin County district students, Pre-K through grade 12 will go full remote learning starting today through November 24th. Thanksgiving break is November 25-27, with no work assigned during that time. They plan to return to in-person learning on Monday, November 30th.... Read More.
At least one major change emerged from Monday night’s Carmi City of Council closed session. Carmi will in the spring elect a mayor that will be full time instead of part time. Along with that, the pay will double from $23,000 to $46,000 annually. ... Read More.
Fairfield Community High School transitioned to full remote learning Thursday at 4 p.m., per recommendations from public health officials. The school had multiple individuals test positive for COVID-19 and had several in quarantine. No assignments will be given today; classes and remote learning will... Read More.
We’re getting into fall festival season. Coming up September 5th through 8th is the Gallatin County Fair and 62nd annual Popcorn Day celebration in Ridgway. This Thursday, things get underway with the Baby Photo, Little Miss, Little Mr., Lassie, Junior Princess and Junior Miss... Read More.
Gun Meeting - It was standing room only at Family Life Center in Enfield Tuesday evening. Illinois Senate Bill 107 is calling for a ban on firearms it defines as “assault weapons.” It drew the most attention during Tuesday’s meeting. “We should be alarmed," said State Senator... Read More.
Full Night of Basketball There is a full night of basketball on schedule this evening, including games to be broadcast on WROY and WRUL. The Carmi White County Bulldogs will travel to Benton to face the Rangers in a game to be broadcast on WRUL 97.3... Read More.
Cave In Rock Ferry Back to Full Hours The Ohio River ferry between Illinois and Kentucky will resume full service Monday after operating on limited hours the past three months. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said Friday that a new funding agreement among Illinois, Kentucky and the... Read More.
Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter addressed the Board about the possibility of partnering with the Carmi Police Department to have a school resource officer for the 2018-19 school year. Carter said he spoke to several school districts, including Mt. Carmel, Flora and Carbondale that... Read More.
The Illinois Eastern Community Colleges/Olney Central College Nursing Program has been awarded full accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Theresa Marcotte, Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, received notification last week that the ACEN Board of Commissioners has granted continuing,... Read More.