The Carmi Police Department investigating a theft and criminal damage that was done at Burrells Woods on May 28th at shelter 3. If anyone has any information about the owner or whereabouts of the vehicle (see pictures on our website at wrul.com and the... Read More.
Effective immediately, the Burrell’s Woods Campground is closed to recreational camping due to COVID-19 concerns. In addition, the City of Carmi would like to remind the public the playgrounds are closed as well. The park does remain open for those wishing to take a walk;... Read More.
A 22 year old Grayville man, Justin T. Rhodes, was arrested by Carmi Police Monday night around 9:56 PM for DUI at Burrells Woods after driving his car into the pond. Rhodes was issued citations for DUI of Alcohol, BAC of .08 or more,... Read More.
Beall Woods State Park is hosting its first-ever Tagged Fish Challenge. Forty-five tags are distributed among different species of fish in the park's lake including largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, redear, and channel catfish. The fishing frenzy has begun with only two of the tagged... Read More.
With Corn Days in the rearview mirror, attention is turning to Halloween and Carmi will open Burrells Woods to a Halloween campout beginning this Friday. The day begins on Friday morning with the dedication for the new Learning Trail located there. Vibracoustic, who provided... Read More.
In Celebration of National Recovery Month, White County Recovery will host a picnic on Saturday, September 28th, at Burrell Woods from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. They will have a guest speaker from Granite City along with lots of games and prizes. Meats and drinks... Read More.
Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter says he anticipates a report later today being released with regards to vandalism that occurred at Burrells Woods Thursday night into Friday. Individuals spray painted tables, garbage cans and the concrete pad under a shelter there. Carter says the... Read More.
Youth Fishing Derby Do you have a Jimmy Houston or Bill Dance, professional fisherman in your family. Well, if they are between the ages of 6 to 16 they should participate in the Beal (Bell) Woods Youth Fishing Derby set for Saturday (jun22). The annual youth fishing... Read More.
Burrell Wood Bust Carmi Police arrested two people early Tuesday morning at Burrell Woods, one on a warrant, the other on alcohol related charges. Anthony M. Durbin, 30 of South Chicago, Ill was arrested on an outstanding Saline County warrant. Local authorities also arrested Melissa A. Hiland,... Read More.