Jason Smith will still be able to run the gambling business of Pundrakes, also known as A&S Enterprises, thanks to the board members of the Carmi City Council.

Carmi-White County High School will have Freshman Orientation on Wednesday, March 4th at 6:00 p.m., in the CWCHS auditorium.  All current eighth graders and their parents are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

Lincoln Attendance Center will conduct pre-registration for students who will be attending Kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year. Children who are five years of age on or before September 1, 2020 are eligible to start school in August. Pre-registration will be held at Lincoln Attendance …

The Norris City Omaha Enfield School board has approved a multi-year plan to replace the heating and air conditioning system at the district's high school. Superintendent Matt Vollman presented the plan to the board during their Feb 19 meeting.  Funding for the project will utilize a matchin…

Tom Knasel, with the Brownsville School Foundation, was on hand at the Carmi-White County School Board meeting to update the members and principals of the local schools on how their project has been going.

Carmi Police and the White County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Seventh Street in Carmi on Feb 21. The search warrant was obtained following a drug investigation. Karen Osborne, 57 of Carmi, was arrested after some drug paraphernalia and a half gram of meth…

A Mount Vernon, Indiana man has been arrested after attempting to elude White County Sheriff's deputies in a stolen pickup truck.  Ryan C. Reynolds, 47 of Mt. Vernon, Indiana faces charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing or attempting to elude police.

Kent B. Roser, 56 of rural Carmi was arrested Tuesday, February 18 for domestic battery.  The arrest came a little after 9 P.M. On Tuesday, February 18, police report. 

Illinois Farm Bureau is accepting applications for its Illinois Veterinary Education and Training loan program. Loans are available to students attending any accredited college of veterinary medicine in the U.S. and who are focused on Illinois food animal medicine.

The Tri-State Desk and Derrick Club is pleased to offer a one-year, up to $3,000 scholarship opportunity to applicants planning to attend a trade or technical school in 2020. There are no age restrictions, as along as the applicant has a high school diploma or GED.

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the ISP will conduct Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols in Wayne and White Counties during March. OREPs allow the ISP to focus on safety belt and child safety seat laws. Illinois law requires all vehicle passe…

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the ISP will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in White County during March. The use of RSCs combine a strong sense of public awareness and enforcement in order to save lives of the motoring public.

Friday, March 13 the Carmi Women’s Charity Club will be hosting a Trivia Night at Gottzz’s starting at 7:00 pm.

The White County Senior Citizen Center will be receiving a $1,500 donation from the Carmi Township to help cover their expenses with the Food Bank.

White County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in Crossville in reference to a report of a domestic battery on February 15. Members of the Illinois State Police also responded to assist.

On February 16 a White County Sheriff Deputy responded to a criminal damage to property less than $500 from Jessica Paranto, of Carmi. Paranto told the Deputy that she was asked be Carla Duvall to pick up her mother, Karen Miller, of Carmi. Paranto took Miller to Ferrell Hospital to pick up …

Elizabeth Beam, 29 of Crossville, was placed under arrest by Crossville Police on February 12 on a failure to appear traffic warrant. Bond was set at $275.

On February 15 a White County Sheriff Deputy spoke with Siriah Osborne, of Fairfield, in reference to a report of vandalism to property in Norris City.  Osborne stated her mother and brother were recently evicted from the property and when she went to the property to examine the residence, s…

John McKay reported a burglary had taken place at his residence in Carmi on February 13. McKay told an officer that he noticed a storage building had been entered and a number of items had been removed. The door to the building was open and when McKay entered he saw that a number of tools ha…

Forrest Ison, 36 of Carmi, was arrested on February 12 at the corner of Ninth and Smith Street on a failure to appear traffic warrant out of Hardin County. Bond was set at $225.

pictured in the photo are: (left to right, front row) Jax Jordan, Nick Aldrich, Kelsey Aldrich, Paul Jackson, and Suzy Jackson.  (left to right, back row) Chris Myers, Kristina Aldrich, Eliana Kiser, Kaitlyn Aldrich, Joseph Gates, Linus Magnotta, Jesse Helton, and Dean Ackerman.

The Village of Norris City is seeking to purchase a 4x4 three quarter ton single cab pickup truck with snowplow package on front end, no bed, vinyl bench seat, heat, air conditioning, eight cylinder, white in color. Please send quote to the Village if Norris City, 406 South Division St., Nor…