Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard recently awarded a key to the city to native, James Endicott, who turns 100 on September 30th. The acknowledgement took place at the Remembrance ceremony saluting the 20 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks held during the drag races... Read More.
Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION Deborah Baker will serve on the Workers’ Compensation Commission.* Baker was previously Assistant Deputy Chief Legal Counsel and Ethics... Read More.
BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that he’s been appointed to serve as the House Republican Spokesperson for three Illinois House Committees. Severin, a Benton native, and 117th district State Representative serving in his third term, says his experience in... Read More.
Illinois Fire Departments responded to nearly 11,000 carbon monoxide incidents in 2019 Springfield, Ill- Cold winter winds continue to bring a chill to the state meaning many Illinoisans will be turning up their thermostats to stay warm for the rest of the winter... Read More.
Historic R3 program awards grants to organizations in communities hit hardest by gun violence, unemployment, and criminal justice system overuse CHICAGO— Using revenue from adult-use cannabis sales, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) today announced 80 grants totaling $31.5 million to organizations... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following reaction in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address Jan. 31. “A key problem is good families and hardworking and talented people are moving out of Illinois at a record... Read More.
The Carmi Kiwanis Club joined by members of the CWCHS Key Club entertained students and staff of Brownsville School for the annual Christmas program. Prior to the program, the school graciously hosted the Kiwanis and... Read More.
As bitter cold creeps into Illinois, the state’s frontline weather responders remind motorists that preparation can help take the bite out of winter this season. The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and the Illinois Tollway encourage motorists to prepare for wintry driving... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White applauded the General Assembly for passing five important bills initiated by his office. “As Secretary of State, I continue to look for ways to further improve customer service, upgrade road safety and expand the organ/tissue donor registry,” said... Read More.