Lauren Griswold, MSW, LCSW, the Program Director for the Senior Life Solutions Program at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, IL, was recently honored with the prestigious Eagle Award at the 2023 UltraGroup Annual Conference. This recognition is a testament to her exceptional commitment, dedication,... Read More.
Local Relay For Life teams and community members gathered at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hamilton and Wayne County event on June 4th at the Hamilton County Courthouse Lawn to Celebrate, Remember, and Fight Back against cancer. They raised over $42,000... Read More.
The Illinois State Police reported that a single vehicle crash sent four to a regional hospital with non life threatening injuries. On Saturday, May 14th at approximately 2:29 p.m., 29 year Elyse Wiser of Nashville IL was driving a 2009 silver EZ Go Golf... Read More.
A 1 year old from Fairfield has died following a traffic crash outside of Fairfield Thursday. Illinois State Police say the tragedy happened just after 1:30 in the afternoon on Highway 15 in the eastbound lane near County Road 2450. The preliminary investigation reveals... Read More.
An early morning rural home fire on Herald Blacktop has the claimed the life of a man. Fire officials say it was before 7am when they were dispatched to an area near 625 County Road 1050 East (Herald Blacktop). Witness reports called the fire... Read More.
An early morning single vehicle crash in rural Norris City has sent a 20 year old Carmi man to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Illinois State Police say it was just after 1am Saturday when 19 year old Chase Edmonds of Carmi lost... Read More.
A Carmi woman who has made it her mission to head up efforts for the White County Relay for Life is now battling cancer herself. Angie Leuke, chairwoman for the local effort says she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She held off on letting... Read More.
Two Carmians were life flighted following a head on vehicle crash Wednesday evening in Hamilton County. State Police say 22 year old Tyler Morris of Carmi and 41 year old Mary Shirley were both taken by helicopter to a regional hospital after sustaining what... Read More.
A Celebration of Life for Stanley Lewis will be held @ 2pm on Sunday April 18th, 2021@ The White County Fairgrounds. There will be a registration station when you arrive as well as a Tribute Program and a gift in memory of Stanley. Feel... Read More.