Benton, Ill. – Shawn E. Whitecotton, 49, of Herrin, Illinois, pleaded guilty today to a two- count felony information charging him with making false statements on government forms. As part of his guilty plea, Whitecotton admitted concealing from the federal government thousands of dollars... Read More.
The Southeastern Illinois College Student Government is supporting the renovation of the SIC Learning Commons area with a generous $500 donation. The SIC Learning Commons houses the Melba Patton Learning Resource Center, Online... Read More.
Don’t expect to get anything done with state government today, it’s Columbus Day. The official state holiday is one of twelve state holidays where most state government operations take the day off. The average number of paid holidays across all sectors in the U.S.... Read More.
Southeastern Illinois College held its Student Government Inauguration Ceremony for the 2019-20 academic year Thursday, Sept. 26. The SIC Student Government is the only recognized representative body for the student community, and it has a number of different functions from helping fund many... Read More.
The City of Carmi will tackle an issue they intended to during their first meeting of August tomorrow, but were unable to due to lack of getting the item in the agenda sent to print publications. The Public Hearing is set for 5:15pm Tuesday... Read More.
An investigation the Carmi Police have been working on for more than a month has resulted in an arrest. 32 year old Keaton Bradshaw has been arrested for theft of Government Property. A press release from... Read More.
Taken in the Well of the Senate, the SIC Government Team visits with Sen. Fowler. Pictured are (l-r) Jordan Franks of Rosiclare, Advisor Matt Lees, State Senator Dale Fowler, Casper Johns of Omaha,... Read More.
At a time when public educational institutions, social service providers, and state and local governments are struggling to emerge from Illinois’ multi-year budget impasse, 51 percent of registered voters say the solution to the state’s $1.5 billion budget deficit is to cut “waste and... Read More.
White County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Meeting will be held Friday, February 9, at the Floral Hall of the fairgrounds. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. A free pork loin dinner will be served at 5:30. A short business meeting will follow. Three... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after voting for a three-week continuing resolution: “No one wins in a shutdown. Thankfully this one is over. The bill I voted for today was exactly the same as the one I voted... Read More.