Despite mail in balloting not being a requirement for the 2020 election, White County Clerk Beth Sell says there has been a lot of action on that front. Her office has over and over again reminded the public that they are not required to... Read More.
*Update: We've been advised by Carmi administration that as of this time there is no horse currently inside the city limits, contradicting our reporter's understanding from a conversation earlier in the day. She tells us the specific reason for the discussion is chickens and... Read More.
In what initially appeared was going to be a fairly short meeting agenda, we learned some interesting facts at Tuesday’s City of Carmi Council meeting. Directly from the agenda, two sealed bids were received by the city for excess equipment, a 2001 Dodge Ram... Read More.
Improvements to the Light Plant dominated conversation at the City of Carmi council meeting Tuesday evening, more specifically the much maligned and broken Generator 11. Electrical Engineer David Coston spoke at length as the deadline nears for the city to make a decision about... Read More.
The City of Carmi will soon own a couple new utility trucks for the line department. That was decided at Tuesday night’s Council meeting. After a lengthy discussion headed up by Electrical Engineer David Coston, council decided the generator #11 insurance claim money would... Read More.
Ambulance concerns in Hamilton County are resulting the in the County Board creating an Ambulance Services Committee. Chad May, arguably the most open and outspoken board member, was nominated and will serve as the chairman for that committee. The committee will also have representation... Read More.
The board unanimously approved an ordinance to not allow the sale or distribution of cannabis, mainly due to there not being much chance of a dispensary locating there or the state allowing the village to have one. Only board member Jim Fechtig was not... Read More.
Mayor Pollard hoped for a larger crowd than he got at Tuesday night's Carmi City Council meeting. Other than Stephanie Dennis, there were no visitors as the others in attendance were either press or there because they were specifically included in a portion of the... Read More.
More information has been released about a shooting that occurred in Gallatin County Tuesday afternoon. According to a press release from States Attorney Doug Dyhrkopp, reports that the incident was the result of a drive-by shooting have been proven false, and the shooting now appears... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after making calls to local leaders: “My thoughts and prayers are with all those in my district and across our state who were affected by the storms last night. I also want to... Read More.