At least one major change emerged from Monday night’s Carmi City of Council closed session. Carmi will in the spring elect a mayor that will be full time instead of part time. Along with that, the pay will double from $23,000 to $46,000 annually. ... Read More.
In spite of a No vote from County Board member Ken Usery and board member Ron McAnulty abstaining, the White County Board agreed Tuesday night to grant raises to 6 of the County’s Elected Officials. Beginning in December of 2020, the Circuit Clerk and... Read More.
One of the subjects that kept coming up at the Truth in Taxation Public Hearing Tuesday night was adding to property taxes while residents were anticipating being asked to help fund a new Unit 5 School. Hand in hand with that, some are expressing... Read More.
Foundation Raises Ten Grand CARMI - Around $10,000 was raised Saturday night at the Carmi-White County Schools Foundation’s inaugural Dinner, Dance and Live Auction. The event, held at the Carmi Elk’s Lodge, drew 124 guests and raised money to be used for Carmi-White County Unit Five... Read More.
The White County Board met Tuesday night for their March meeting at the White County Courthouse. A cost of living increase of 1.5% for county elected officials over the next three years was rejected by the Board at a 4 to 1 vote, with Don... Read More.
The Carmi White County School Board will convene Monday with a full agenda following a special meeting at 6:30 in which the board will consider disciplinary action against a student. Included in the regular meeting itinerary, the board will hear a FMLA request from... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met Tuesday night for their July meeting. The Board agreed to the gas and water rate increases recommended by the committee that met last month. Customer's water rates will increase from .00663 per gallon to .00897 per gallon. And gas rates... Read More.
Helping to support local military families, the CountryMark system raised more than $50,000 during Fueling Freedom events in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio on Friday, June 23. “Fueling Freedom was a great success for CountryMark. We were able to sell... Read More.
Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois raised more than $18,000 during its 8th Annual Dancing With Our Stars (DWOS) fundraiser at Krieger’s Convention Center at the Holiday Inn in Mt. Vernon on Saturday, Aug. 06. Dance team The Hocketts, sponsored by Higgins Custom & Collision,... Read More.
"It was one of those days that make you proud to live in the Midwest."...that's what one of one of the Petroleum Department Managers said about the June 24th Fueling Freedom events held across Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. More than 40 CountryMark branded fueling stations... Read More.