Lifelong farmer State Sen.Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) will be leading ag-related legislative efforts for Republicans in the Illinois Senate as the ranking GOP-member of the chamber’s Agriculture Committee. “Our family farms and agri-businesses are... Read More.
Join Rend Lake College alumnus Jerome Wisehart for a live presentation and art demonstration on Friday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Wisehart is the next featured artist for the RLC Cultural Arts Calendar of Events. The virtual event will be held over Zoom.... Read More.
Kyle Inselmann, 34, of Steeleville, Illinois, has been sentenced to serve 120 months in federal prison for knowingly possessing a pair of short-barreled shotguns in furtherance of drug trafficking activities. Inselmann pleaded guilty to the charges last September. According to documents filed in court, police... Read More.
The Carmi Kiwanis Club meeting was opened by Vice President, Eric Ralphs. Guests were introduced. Key Club members, Sarajane Gray, Alexis Switzer, Olivia Gwaltney, Elizabeth Gwaltney and Mireya DeLarosa introduced themselves. Holly Healy introduced Sam Koshiya, Director of Wabash Christian Therapy at the Oak Street office.... Read More.
Southeastern Illinois College President Dr. Jonah Rice has been selected by his peers to lead the Illinois Community College Council of Presidents (ICCCP) as chair of the... Read More.
Mt. Carmel police were alerted Friday a 17 year old female juvenile was being treated for a possible drug overdose. Police were told that the girl had ingested a narcotic in the form of a... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be alert for the possibility of pavement buckling on roads throughout the state in the next few days due to the extreme heat in the forecast. Very high temperatures can lead to pavement expanding and ultimately... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is alerting Illinoisans that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are warning the public that a certain type of lead test made by Magellan Diagnostics may provide inaccurate... Read More.
As part of Illinois' commitment to improving quality, equity and access to education, Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary of Education Beth Purvis today met with students taking part in the Lead Higher Initiative at Belleville West High School. Illinois is the first state... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner joined by Reverend Jesse Jackson, State Sen. Steans and state agency directors today signed Senate Bill 550, legislation to protect Illinois children from possible exposure to lead in drinking water. "Today is about our future, about making sure our students are not exposed to lead poisoning," said Governor Rauner. "This... Read More.