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IDES Confirms Fraud Penetrating All State Unemployment; Taking Steps to Detect, Mitigate, and Pursue Fraudsters

We told you yesterday about a potential fraud scheme that locals were reporting both to us and local law enforcement.  You can read the story herehttps://www.wrul.com/local-news/community-members-report-receiving-unsolicited-ides-prepaid-debit-cards/  Wednesday morning, IDES confirmed exactly that and issued the following press release: IDES has uncovered and... Read More.

SIC Takes Preventative Steps for Students

 HARRISBURG, Ill. (April 17, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world of higher education. In response, tight-knit communities now keep ties strong via means of online classrooms, video conferences, and email. Southeastern Illinois College is not only responding to the demands of... Read More.

Walmart Takes Steps to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Walmart Region 43 COVID-19 Health & Safety Clean New operating hours allow stores to be closed 10.5 hours for deep cleaning Increased usage & programmed hours of auto C (automated scrubber/cleaner) Associates utilizing spraying & wiping down carts with sanitizer before & after opening &... Read More.

County Board Steps Up to Help Ambulance Service

County Board Steps Up to Help Ambualance Service There is good news for the White County Ambulance Service, but the service is not out of the woods, yet. The White County Board agreed to borrow $150,000 as a short term loan to shore up the Ambulance... Read More.