Officer Jonathan Lucas on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 249 says the Kids Christmas through a partnership with Huck’s Karing for Kids program was a tremendous success in spite of it being what he calls, “the worst year ever.” Although, cops... Read More.
Nearly 30 people were in attendance for the first Sunday Afternoon at the Museum at the Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art located at Southeastern Illinois College. This event hosted two artists featured in the inaugural exhibit at the museum, Art... Read More.
The Farm to Table event held in October was a success and enjoyed by dozens of folks at the time. Now, the fruits of that effort are coming to harvest. Patrick Scates, owner of Scates Valley... Read More.
Carmi businessman Cody Gottman has jewelry in his blood. Two of his uncles own and operate successful jewelry stores in Gottman Jewelry in Mt. Carmel and The Goldsmith in Princeton. Gottman, who originally hails from Owensville,... Read More.
More than 120 cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors braved the oppressive heat and occasional threat of storms Thursday for the 12th annual Carmi Lions Club Auto Show. Hundreds turned out to fancy each other’s classic and modern machine marvels. Don Ridenour, longtime Carmi Lions... Read More.
4-H Presentations White County 4-H Public Presentations were held this year on April 18 at 6:00 p.m. at the Supportive Living of Wabash Apartments in Carmi. Four 4-H members: Katelyn Davis, Annsley Healy, Daisy Roser, and Caitlin South gave presentations on subjects that they chose... Read More.
Trivia Night Huge Success For Foundation The Quizzically Challenged and Retired Teachers were victors on the scorecard, but it was the students in the classrooms of two local teachers who were the real winners at the second annual Carmi-White County Schools Foundation Trivia Night, held... Read More.
AIDS Walk a Success The 20th Annual Southern IL AIDS Walk was held on Saturday, with over $6,000 raised. The Pat Paynter Memorial team was the top fundraiser again this year, raising $823.80. They are still accepting donations as they work to reach their goal of $1,000... Read More.
Howl at the Moon Another Success Wayne County was “howlin” this past weekend as a generous crowd packed the Fairfield Elks for the 2019 Howl at the Moon Dueling Piano Concert. The event was organized by the Wayne County Farm Bureau as a fundraiser for... Read More.
SIC Bowling Team Achieves Early Success Major and mid-major universities and colleges from across the nation competing in the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Collegiate division are taking note of the new kid on the block. Southeastern Illinois College’s inaugural season competing against primarily Division I... Read More.