SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), has met the metrics to move out of Tier 2... Read More.
Grayville City Council will meet Monday at 7:00 PM. Following a review of temporary executive powers and disaster declaration, there will be an Executive Session to discuss pending, probable, or imminent litigation. Old business will include continued discussion on the Liquor Ordinance Amendment, the Bulk... Read More.
Campgrounds, playgrounds and other amenities will remain closed SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To allow Illinois residents to engage in some outdoor activities, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will reopen select state parks, recreation areas fish and wildlife areas and trails beginning May 1. Visitors... Read More.
White, Gallatin and Saline Counties are now up to nearly or just over 30 formal tests for Covid-19, and even though the virus seems to be creeping ever closer, Egyptian Health Department Public Health Administrator Jamie Byrd says our counties remain in the clear,... Read More.
The White County Farm Bureau is offering ten, $200 vouchers toward the purchase of cover crop seed. Doug Anderson, County Farm Bureau manager, says one of the priorities of the organization is to help farmers meet the goals of the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. ... Read More.
Summer and fall classes are filling up fast in Rend Lake College’s Medical Assistant program. Interested students are encouraged to look ahead to the beginning of the program this fall by getting ahead this summer. Students can get a jump start in the program by... Read More.
On October 21-22 the City of Carmi, in conjunction with the Carmi Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a Halloween Weekend at Burrell’s Woods. On October 21, those camping will be encouraged to decorate their campsites with a fall theme. “We do ask that the... Read More.