15 Fire Related Deaths Reported During 2019 Holiday Season in Illinois Springfield, Ill - The holidays are here and that means many will be decorating their homes. Hanging up decorations is fun, but keep in mind, holiday decorations can increase your risk for... Read More.
In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Midwest Waste reminds all customers to please bag all of your trash before putting it into your trash container for pickup. Please try to place all of your bagged trash inside the container at the side of... Read More.
Pets At Risk is in need of Pet Food, Straw, Blankets, etc. Individuals who would like to donate can drop items off at Weber Auto on 5th Street in Carmi. All donation are appreciated. For more information, call Debbie Weber at 618-384-7260 or see any Pets At... Read More.
Pets @ Risk is hosting a K9 Karnival this Saturday, November 2nd, from 9 am - 3 pm at the White County Fairgrounds Floral Hall. Bring your pets and come out for a bunch of good, old fashioned fun. There will... Read More.
Workers at Risk During Cold As temperatures drop, people who work outside are at risk for cold weather related issues. Construction workers, road workers, landscapers all work outside all year round. This increases their risk for hypothermia and frost bite, but what about your eyes? Cold winds... Read More.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies.
Pope County firefighters are partnering with Shawnee National Forest to assess the risks of wildfire to Pope County homes, thanks to a grant from the local non-profit Shawnee Resource, Conservation & Development Area. “Our primary goal is to keep Pope County homeowners... Read More.
The Pets at Risk organization is announcing new rules for those families who take part in their pet food handouts. As of September 1st, Pets at Risk will be giving out pet food on Wednesdays at 10am. The new location is in rural Carmi... Read More.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Illinois Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Richard L. Graden reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2017... Read More.
Time is running out for 9-1-1 in Illinois. The mechanism to fund 9-1-1 expires or sunsets on June 30th. With the Illinois Legislature looking to adjourn on May 31st, lawmakers must agree to a plan to continue the funding of 9-1-1. If lawmakers don’t come to... Read More.