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.
There will be a Fundraiser Vendor Fair and Bake sale, Saturday (today) at the Carmi Elks Lodge, from 9:00am-2:00pm. with proceeds benefiting Carmi lifetime resident Becky (Jackson) Wolfe. She was recently diagnosed with... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) is co-sponsoring legislation that would prohibit a pay raise for lawmakers. Under current law, lawmakers are scheduled to receive a Cost of Living Adjustment increase, or COLA, to their salary July 1. House Bill 5760 would ensure... Read More.
Several residents addressed the Board for about thirty minutes to voice their concerns about giving out a gaming license to Smith Co. They said there are enough places where there were gaming machines and liquor being served and it would encourage more drinking. There... Read More.
The Grayville City Council met for their first meeting of April on Monday night. Following approving the consent agenda and the treasurer’s report, the Council went into a fifteen minute executive session, and will advertise for a part time summer employee. The Council approved a... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met for their March meeting on Tuesday night. The Board members held a 25 minute executive session to discuss the request from the Utilities Department employees to forgo supplemental health insurance coverage from Aflac in exchange for an hourly wage increase.... Read More.
BLOOMINGTON - Illinois State Police (ISP) officials from Zone 5 Investigations presented a check for $2,000 today to Special Olympics Illinois at the Law Enforcement Torch Run Kick Off Conference in Bloomington. ISP Zone 5 Agents... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the first time in November on Tuesday night. Before the meeting, a well attended public hearing on the proposed TIF district and the City’s redevelopment plans was held with Keith Moran of Moran Economic Development on hand to... Read More.
The Carmi City Council on Tuesday, and concluded business much quicker than the last meeting for August. A public hearing on the new TIF district for Main Street and East Carmi will be held on October 4 just before the scheduled Council meeting that evening. The... Read More.