A year of work was rewarded Saturday, November 7 at the annual 4-H Evening of Excellence Achievement Awards Night held virtually due to COVID-19 and certain restrictions. Members and clubs will receive medals, prizes, and honors for their work completed September 2019 through August... Read More.
Members of the Wayne County Farm Bureau are invited to the annual Member Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, August 20. This year’s event will be a “drive-thru” dinner. A pork chop dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church... Read More.
Barb Kearney, a Carmi woman who happily retired 7 years ago after a successful run owning H.D. Bean Jewelers received some interesting mail Saturday, an Illinois Department of Employment Security prepaid debit card. She knew immediately it was fishy, but says it looked completely... Read More.
An exceptionally awkward silence that would last over 3 minutes if not for a few occasional utterances spread across the small chambers in Grayville Monday evening. The apprehensive quiet spread as it was learned that someone had put the cart before the horse. And... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (May 15, 2020) – Members of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student organization at Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) will advance to the national leadership conference. The accomplishment follows an outstanding performance at the digitally hosted state leadership conference this year. “This... Read More.
The planned American Red Cross Blood Drive that was scheduled to happen Wednesday afternoon at the Indian Creek Community Center had to be cancelled. Organizer Kimberly Fuqua says she received notice from the American Red Cross District Manager that three of their staff members... Read More.
Over 100 seventh and eighth grade youth learned ways to improve their leadership skills at the 2020 “Passport to Leadership” 4-H Junior Leadership Conference held Feb. 22 - 23 at the Thelma Keller Convention Center... Read More.
David White, President of the Wayne County Farm Bureau, welcomed 200 members and guests to the 98th Annual Meeting. Tim Chambliss gave the Invocation before members ate dinner, catered by Matt Kinney’s Bare Bones BBQ. Following dinner, the business meeting was called to order. Secretary-Treasurer... Read More.
SI SUPRT (Southeastern Illinois Substance Use Prevention, Recovery and Treatment) a group who’s purpose is to seeks to prevent and reduce substance use and increase recovery supports by promoting community level change through collaboration, will be holding a meeting Thursday, January 23rd from 1:00... Read More.
At the weekly meeting of the Carmi Kiwanis Club, Kim Gwaltney, a past president of Kiwanis, served as master of ceremony for the presentation of the Legion of Honor award to four members who have served the club faithfully. To be eligible for the award... Read More.