The White County Board took action Tuesday night to purchase not one, but two ambulances despite outgoing chairman Donnie Puckett’s initial hesitation to make such a large purchase without more information and consideration. In addition, it’s unclear, even doubtful that the county has budgeted... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board met for its regular monthly meeting last night. The board agreed to raise rates because of next year’s water project for all water customers, to begin on January 1st. In-town and rural residents will see a one dollar increase for... Read More.
A crowd of about 45 parents, children, and concerned citizens turned out last night for a town hall meeting on Choices in Education put on by Illinois Patriots. Following a brief welcome by Valinda Rowe, an... Read More.
A follow-up to Monday night’s Carmi-White County Unit #5 School Board meeting… During the closed session the Board made the following unanimous hiring decisions… Kim Owen was reassigned from a Junior High School Social Studies Teacher to a Junior High School English Language Arts Teacher for... Read More.
A 66 year old McLeansboro man is free on bond following a Halloween night traffic crash that lead to his arrest on multiple charges. McLeansboro Police and Fire Departments as well as the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a roll over crash with... Read More.
Officials in Grayville have quite a decision ahead of them. Two gentlemen from different companies gave presentations to the Grayville Council at Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting with regards to water tower maintenance. Phil Knight from Suez and Darrin Clarke from Maquire Iron, Incorporated... Read More.
A disorderly conduct in Grayville early Saturday morning landed two people in jail. Grayville Police Chief Roy Mann reports his office was called to an area near West Plum and Carothers in regards to a disturbance. That’s where officers located 29 year old Jessica... Read More.
A pair of Rend Lake College students are the proud recipients of Hot Rod Nights Automotive Scholarships. The scholarships offered by the organization have helped several students pursue their passion for vehicles both inside and outside the classroom over the years. The 2017 recipients are... Read More.
MT. VERNON, Ill. (May 2, 2017) – It may be hard to find a parking spot at the Rend Lake College MarketPlace this Friday as the Kingsmen Auto Club of Mt. Vernon kicks off the 8th Annual Cruise Night. The... Read More.
Falling temperatures signal not only the end of summer, but also the final Kingsmen Auto Club’s Annual Cruise Night, sponsored by the Rend Lake College MarketPlace. The finale of the seventh annual Cruise Nights will be held from 6 to 9... Read More.