Springfield, IL – In recognition of Black History Month, the Illinois State Police (ISP) along with the Illinois Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers (ABLE) are joining together to raise awareness of the contributions of African-Americans in the ISP and the communities in which... Read More.
White County Historical Society White County Historical Society wants your help preserving our history in photographs. Photos taken in White County are welcome and will be used for a photo book fundraiser for the Society. We are asking for photos at least 15 years old. You... Read More.
Barbre Makes History Over the weekend, Ty Barbre put an exclamation point on one the most impressive sophomore athletic campaigns in the history of Carmi-White County High School by earning two medals at the Class 1A state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois University... Read More.
History made as Wolff succeeds Healy as Kiwanis Club president For the first time in its 95-year history, a woman has succeeded a woman as the president of the Kiwanis Club of Carmi. Katelyne Wolff was installed as the new leader of the civic club during... Read More.
In honor of Black History Month, African American Troopers along with active and retired members of the Illinois Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers (ABLE) are volunteering throughout the state at various schools where they are reading to students and engaging them in discussions... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White hosted “Preserving Their Memories” to honor veterans and their contributions to the Illinois Veterans’ History Project today at the Illinois State Library in Springfield. The Illinois Veterans’ History Project honors Illinois veterans by documenting and preserving their experiences. “The Illinois... Read More.
Rend Lake College is excited to announce yet another in a growing list of program articulation agreements between RLC and partner four-year institutions. Effective Oct. 17, 2017, RLC students interested in pursuing a degree in history will have a seamless path to transfer to Southern... Read More.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program is proud to release a new collection of interviews telling the story of high school sports in Illinois through the words of students, coaches, referees, broadcasters and administrators. The project, “Sports Stories: IHSA,” features... Read More.
Outlaws getting quick justice from a mob. Enslaved people suffering in a supposedly free state. Immigrants making new lives in small towns and big cities. Lingering questions about Abraham Lincoln’s coffin. Those stories and many others will be... Read More.
Wearing the uniform of his team, the Murphysboro Clarkes, Eric Rahlfs speaks to the Carmi Kiwanis Club about his involvement with vintage baseball. Rahlfs and the rest of the Clarkes’ “ballists” play “matches”... Read More.