32 year old, John D. Smith, of 809 8th Street, Carmi, is being held in the White County Jail. An officer spotted Smith driving and stopped him on Walnut at Cherry Street Tuesday afternoon and knew he had a warrant for violating the sex... Read More.
Jennifer Hammer, the Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), has asked the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. to require the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to honor its statutory and contractual obligations... Read More.
Coming in September, Rend Lake College and Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation will be partnering to assist individuals with legal barriers to employment. Attorneys from Land of Lincoln will provide on-site free legal services by appointment from 9 a.m.... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to purchase land from willing sellers for wetland mitigation in Hamilton, White, Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Johnson and Massac counties as well as the eastern portion of Jefferson, Williamson and Union counties. Desired property characteristics include: • Located in floodplain... Read More.
Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam today announced that beginning January 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer an early termination opportunity for certain Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts, making it easier to transfer property to the next generation of farmers... Read More.
The following is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal editorial: According to the Census Bureau, Illinois now leads the nation for the steepest population decline. Between July 2015 and July 2016, Illinois lost some 114,000 people in net migration to other... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is reminding Land of Lincoln Health (LLH) customers that the company’s advanced Special Enrollment Period will end September 30, 2016. If you had LLH health coverage in 2016 you are covered through September 30, 2016. If LLH customers do not... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the second time in March on Monday night, and quickly moved through the first two items on the agenda, but a packed house in the Council Chambers had a spirited but respectful debate over item number three. After unanimously... Read More.