Norris City is one of many small towns in Illinois tasked with deciding if cannabis sales are prohibited in their city limits. This past June, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation allowing legalized recreational marijuana within the state, but left the choice of whether individu…

The class of 2021 at Carmi-White County High School will be hosting a fundraiser starting on October 8 and ending on October 23.

Don Puckett and the rest of the White County board will be making their final decision at the November meeting regarding the Cannabis Act Resolution.

The former foreman of the City of Carmi light plant has been sentenced to a term of first-offender  probation and community service for using a municipal credit card account to buy items for his home.  In White County Circuit Court October 9, Keaton Bradshaw, 32 of Carmi was ordered to compl…

The Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic crash on October 13, the vehicle ran off into a ditch and the female was uninjured. Responding officer observed a grey van in the ditch teetering on the end of a culvert. Several bystanders were tending to the female, one of them told the officer t…

Kevin Stucky, 30 of Carmi, was arrested on October 13 on a White County warrant for Criminal Trespass. Bond was set at $250.

Carmi Rifle Club invites the public to their annual open range weekend on Oct. 18, 19, 20. The event is free. This is a great time for sighting in firearms for fall hunting season. Anyone wanting to camp out the nights of 18-19 are welcome. Primitive camping is available, the only services a…

A public hearing will be held at 8:00 am on November 9, 2019 at the Enfield Fire Protection District office on West Main Street, Enfield, Illinois on the Tax Levy Ordinance and Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020.

Carmi Kiwanis Corn Days 2019 is upon us again. With that comes some Road Closures and traffic detour patterns to allow for safe travels for traffic and pedestrians. Church Street between Main and Cherry will be blocked beginning around 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 10, to allow for carnival r…

Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announces the ISP will conduct Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols in Saline and Gallatin Counties during October. OREP’s allow the ISP to focus on safety belt and child safety seat laws. Illinois law requires a…

Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announces the results of a Nighttime Enforcement patrol in Saline and Gallatin counties during September. This NITE patrol allowed the ISP to focus on preventing, detecting and taking enforcement action in response…

Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Lance Hinkle, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of September. Troopers in District 19, which includes: Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, Hamilton, White, Saline and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,515 incidents …

The Carmi Rotary club meeting on October 3 covered a lot of ground. First up, the club discussed the upcoming Fall Trivia contest, which will be held this year on Saturday, November 2 at the American Legion on Oak Street. As in year’s past, the entry fee is forty dollars for a four-person te…

On October 1, White County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence of Billie Motil, of Enfield. Motil advised the reporting office that she lived at the location, and that she left for a trip to Ohio on September 22. She returned to her home on September 29 and noticed that a latch was u…

Austin Odell, 24 of Carmi, was stopped on Main Street on October 3 after a responding officer noticed him driving and knew he was wanted on a Failure to Appear warrant. Odell was placed under arrest, with a bond set at $500.

The VFW in Carmi was packed on Monday night to celebrate the local businesses and individuals who strive to make the community of Carmi a marvelous place. 

6th graders pictured are: Aly Albright, Lexi Windle and Ellie King. These young girls spearheaded the “Stomp Out Bullying” campaign at Washington Attendance Center.

There’s no need to go to a big city for a huge celebration when Mule Days is just around the corner. Starting on Thursday Oct 3, The Peyton Sisters will kick off the festivities from 6-7 p.m. Then the Baby, Mr. & Miss Tot and Prince & Princess contests will be held from 7-7:30 p.m. F…

Jason A. Locke, 38 of Carmi, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections on the morning of September 30. 

Jefferson Attendance Center Bone Winners are, in no particular order: Ava Ballard, Ethain Ballard, Jake Buchta, Johnathan Campbell, Kalob Connely, Ava Dunn, Jaylee Fulkerson, Tristen Goben, Katlynn Hall, Mariah Hawkins, Faith Henson, Karly Holland, Charley James, Jaiden Jones, Evan Rush, Dav…