Despite producing more than 98,000 fewer barrels of oil in 2023 than 2022, White County oil producers still pumped more crude than the next three counties combined. That’s according to details released through the Illinois Petroleum Resources Board Annual Report. White County came in... Read More.
Time is running out to get your taxes paid in White County. The good news, according to White County Treasurer Mike Baxley, is that about 98% of the 2022 payable 2023 property taxes are in. For that remaining 2% of folks however, the deadline... Read More.
Joshua White was pulled over on January 18 when the responding officer noticed the vehicle White was driving had a loud exhaust and that White failed to signal when he entered a property.Once the officer walked up to the vehicle, he identified the driver... Read More.
Now in it’s 11th year, White County Cheering for a Cure is still picking up steam. The organization raised about $35,000 in 2023 after taking a couple years off due to CoViD complications. That $35,000 is the most the crew has raised since the... Read More.
In this episode of Open Line ON DEMAND, Jc sits down with Lacey Moore and Amy Rice to talk about the upcoming White County Cheering for a Cure event scheduled for Saturday, January 27th at McDougal-Evers Gymnasium in Carmi. Learn more about the event... Read More.
The White County CEO program is now in it’s 8th year. That means current seniors taking part were in 5th grade when the program launched. Class CEO Maggie Gross says the program has been on her radar for several years. “I think for me, it... Read More.
In this episode of Open Line ON DEMAND, Jc sits down with the 2024 White County CEO Class and talks with class CEO Maggie Gross and class CFO Mercedes Hise about their experience in the program and the class business Buckaroo Bango, coming up... Read More.
Brenna Russell, 2023 Miss White County Fair Queen, was the guest speaker at this week's Kiwanis meeting, where she discussed what she has been up to since being crowned in August. Not only is Russell preparing for the pageant, she is also studying Political... Read More.
The Illinois Petroleum Resources Board (IPRB) utilized voluntary funding from Illinois oil producers and royalty owners to restore 14 White County abandoned tank battery sites in 2023. Exact GPS coordinates for the 14 sites and a map showing general locations... Read More.
The Carmi White County School Board met in an executive session following Monday night’s regular school board meeting.Following the closed door session the board approved the retirements of Jane Sykes as district school nurse, effective at the end of this school year and Norma... Read More.