A big day for CoViD positives throughout the local area as well as the state Thursday. Egyptian Health Department announced yesterday 23 more tri-county residents who have tested positive including 16 White Countians, 2 from Gallatin County, and 5 more in Saline County. Additionally,... Read More.
Many would like to either have a redo for 2020 or would just as soon skip ahead to next year. If one 14 year old from Carmi has anything to say about it though, he’s certainly still hoping for a promising end to the... Read More.
(Bloomington, IL) -- The Illinois High School Association is planning to restructure its sports calendar for the upcoming school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All sports will be played over truncated fall, winter, spring, and summer seasons. The IHSA has placed golf, girls... Read More.
CVS and Target are joining other major retailers requiring masks in their stores, and grocery stores are also following suit. Though locally, protesters have pushed back against government mask mandates, it's now more retailers taking the steps themselves to require face coverings. Here in the Tri-State--and... Read More.
CIGNA Healthcare of IL, UnitedHealthcare, CIGNA Health and Life, HCSC, and Celtic found to be in violation of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI) announced today fines totaling over $2 million for five major health... Read More.
Carmi City Council signed off on a plan Tuesday evening that will bring improvements and needed maintenance to the city’s power grid at an investment of just over half a million dollars. President of United Energy and chief Electrical Engineer consultant for Carmi, David... Read More.
Ambulance concerns in Hamilton County are resulting the in the County Board creating an Ambulance Services Committee. Chad May, arguably the most open and outspoken board member, was nominated and will serve as the chairman for that committee. The committee will also have representation... Read More.
Major rain Area residents faced water covered roadways around the area Wednesday morning following heavy rains that fell across Southeastern Illinois and the tri-state. Rain totals in downtown Carmi measured close to an inch, with other locations receiving even more rain. Several rural roads and a number... Read More.
Major Changes for Tennis Season. Carmi White County High School Athletic Director Kurt Simon reported that all four home tennis matches set for this spring have been changed to away matches. There will be no home boys tennis matches this spring, here in Carmi, due to... Read More.
Robocalls A Major Nuisance We all get them, probably more than we like. Robocallers asking for personal information or calling about insurance. Experts say the number of Robocalls coming into your phone is a growing problem, but there are ways you can help decrease the amount of... Read More.