The Illinois State Police have confirmed what the rumor mill has been suggesting over the last 12+ hours. 28 year old Whitney P. McKenzie has died following a two vehicle traffic crash that happened Wednesday afternoon at the junction of Illinois Route 13 and... Read More.
Results are in from the Saline and White County Mobile Testing held over the weekend in Harrisburg and Carmi. Only 39 individuals volunteered for CoViD-19 testing at the White County Fairgrounds in Carmi Saturday. Of those, the Egyptian Health Department says 4 of those... Read More.
A Harrisburg doctor convicted of killing his wife and then burning the body has been sentenced more than 4 years after the murder. Brian Burns was in Saline County Court Tuesday afternoon to be sentenced after multiple delays. He will spend an additional 40... Read More.
A 46 year old Harrisburg man, Louis W. Hankins, was arrested by Carmi Police Monday afternoon for burglary and theft from a vehicle on Iris Lane. He is currently being held (as of Tuesday morning) in the White County Jail.
The Carmi-White County 6th Grade Girls' Basketball team won the Harrisburg Tournament over the weekend. Finishing with a 3-0 record in the round robin tournament. They beat Elite Six Eighteen by a score of 15-12, 17-15 over Harrisburg, and had a 30-18 win over Gallatin... Read More.
Harrisburg schools will close due to what Superintendent Mike Gauch calls “the severe impact of illness on students and staff in the district”. Guach says maintenance staff will be using the time to give a thorough cleaning and disinfect buildings. He says the hope... Read More.
The City of Harrisburg recently signed a contract with Deaconess Illinois EMS, giving the ambulance company exclusive first call rights, effective February 1. “Residents of Harrisburg now know that if they need emergency medical response, the... Read More.
Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos will be back in town Valentine weekend for an encore performance of Concert for a Cause, a fundraising event between Ferrell Hospital and Southeastern Illinois College. Concert for a Cause... Read More.
Illinois State Police have issued a release following a vehicle crash that involved one of their own. ISP say 21 year old Alyssa Collins of Harrisburg was northbound on Webster Street in Harrisburg and failed to stop at the stop sign driving directly into... Read More.
The search for 64 year old Wendell Williams came to an end Thursday evening. Even though Williams body has been recovered, we’re still left with many more questions than answers. The Saline County man left his home in Harrisburg around 9am a week ago... Read More.