HARRISBURG, Ill. (Feb. 19, 2021) -- The Southeastern Illinois College Board braved the winter weather and met in the Heritage Room on the main campus in Harrisburg Tuesday, Feb. 16, to take aggressive, yet conservative financial management actions to ensure a solid fiscal foundation... Read More.
Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzker's Budget Address. "The Illinois Chamber is opposed to the massive tax increase proposed by the Governor’s budget plan under the guise of "closing corporate loopholes." We understand that the state has... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) made the following statement today on the announcement by the Governor that restaurants in regions that are moved to Tier 1 mitigations are permitted to resume indoor service at 25% occupancy or 25 people per room (whichever is fewer).... Read More.
Illinois State Police District 19 responded to three personal injury traffic crashes over the weekend. 40 year old Christopher Smith of Shawneetown was traveling on Big Barn Road, approximately 200 feet southeast of Mouth Road, in Gallatin County, Saturday night around 8:00 PM, when he... Read More.
Much has been made of the delay in White County taxes. Aside from a prepared statement from White County Supervisor of Assessments Terry Abell, the only words shared about the situation have been by others and have mostly been accusatory or at the very... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Office and Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter responded to a report of domestic battery Monday morning around 10:27. Rachel M. Weasel and Jack L. Weasel told Officers their son, 18 year old Jaden L. Weasel, had struck Rachel in the... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Office responded to an ADT alarm having been activated at a Carmi residence Friday evening. Upon arrival, Officers met with the owner of the house, Kalynn M. Service, who said she had been contacted by ADT and arrived home to... Read More.
Illinois State Police District 19 responded to a single vehicle Personal Injury Traffic Crash early Saturday morning around 2:43 AM. Alberto Ruiz, 28, of Henderson, KY was Eastbound on I-64 near Milepost 128 in White County when for unknown reasons his 2013 White Chevrolet Box... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Department received a call Saturday morning around 9:56 AM from Evan Myers who works for Shawnee Oil Company in Carmi stating that when he pulled up to check Shawnee Oil tank batteries he noticed that someone had spray painted on... Read More.
Illinois State Police District 19 responded to a two vehicle personal injury traffic crash Saturday at approximately 9:00 PM in Saline County. Ashley Hartman, 21, of Stonefort, was traveling north on IL 145, in her 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, near Garden Heights Road. She signaled... Read More.