Secretary of State Jesse White honored four Illinois students who were the winners of the 23rd biennial Organ/Tissue Donor Poster Contest. The 2020 overall contest winner was Allie Parks, a 7th grader at Adams School in... Read More.
The winners of the 2019 Kiwanis Pet Parade are as follows: Best Float: Rapunzel’s Tower – Hadley Williams ($50) Snoopy’s The Great Pumpkin – Taytem Murray, Brock Bayley, Chase Bayley, and Tucker Bayley ($30) The 3 Little... Read More.
First Bank will get behind this year’s Corn Days celebration in a new and exciting way. The business is hosting a Carmi’s Got Talent competition on Wednesday, October 9th in the high school auditorium. In addition to the top 3 finishers getting cash prizes,... Read More.
Children and their parents braved the searing heat for the opportunity to prove their pedal pull skills during the 2019 Youth Pedal Pull event held at the White County 4-H Fair on July 10. Sponsored by the White County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee, this... Read More.
WYSE Winners Nearly 130 high school students from the region competed in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) regional exams in early February. Exams administered during the three levels of WYSE competition are designed to test the student’s knowledge of biology, chemistry, computer science,... Read More.
Soil and Water Conservation Poster Winners The 73rd annual White County Soil and Water Conservation District’s meeting also included the presentation of this year’s Poster Contest winners. Recognizing the local students for their outstanding artwork was Brent Edwards of O’Daniel Trucking, long time sponsors of the... Read More.
Corn Day Winners Corn day 2018 is in the books and it appears to have been another success, thanks to the hard work of the Carmi Kiwanis, the sponsoring club of the annual October festival. Saturday was a full day, concluding with the music of Parmalee. That... Read More.
Dairy Days Parade Winners The Norris City Dairy Days Parade was reluctantly cancelled due to Mother Nature Saturday afternoon and the rain that seemed like it wouldn’t end. Although the parade was cancelled prior to its scheduled 5 p.m. start, organizers were able to judge the... Read More.
Southeastern Illinois College’s archery program held its first indoor archery league this spring at the Indoor Archery Center on the Harrisburg campus. This league was open to men and women of all classes. A handicap system was used to ensure fairness among... Read More.