IDOT has informed the City of Carmi that construction will continue on Main Street this week (September 13-17), weather permitting. Construction will continue to be from 7pm-7am with traffic control starting at 6pm. Please do not park on Main Street during this time.

Due to the Labor Day Holiday, residential trash will not be picked up on Monday, September 6, in the City of Carmi.  Trash schedule will be as follows:

All board members except for Nikki Jacobs were present for the meeting August 24, 2021. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as was the payment of the bills. The Hedging agreement by and between Utility Gas Management and the Village of Crossville, a project in the PEFA, Inc. Gas Prepay…


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A Carmi man was killed and two Grayville residents were seriously injured in a three vehicle crash that happened on Route 45 in rural Saline County Thursday evening about 4:28 p.m.. 

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2019 Miss White County Fair and the reigning Miss Illinois County Fair Kelsi Kessler crowns the new Miss White County Fair Alexis Conner Monday night in front of a packed grandstand as the White County Fair opened. On the outside are: 2019 Little Miss Kaylyn Turner, and Jr. Miss Rhaney Jack.…

The Miss White County Fair Pageant crowned new fair royalty Monday night before a packed house in the grandstand. From the left are: 2021 Junior Miss White County Fair Ashlynn Bloomfield, Fair Queen, Alexis Conner and Little Miss White County Fair Queen Cabella Dawn Emery.  Photo by Steve Hartsock.

Carmi is currently experiencing a city wide power outage due to an issue with an Ameren breaker. We do not have an estimate on restoration. We have been told that the power is also partially, if not completely out in Norris City as well.

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"We are thrilled to have the full Ag Days this year sponsored by the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce. We have a lot of great food booths, games and rides! Our lemon shake-up booth will be at 4th & Market Street along with some of the other fan favorites: the Young Farmers and the Lions…

For five hours Friday evening, westbound traffic on Interstate-64 had to be re-routed from the Grayville exit, through the country to the Burnt Prairie exit after two semis collided in a construction zone.

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Starting Monday, August 2, the City of Carmi water department will be conducting hydrant flow testing from 9 am until noon. During the process, customers could experience brief periods of low water pressure. The testing process will take approximately three days.

Joshua Moore has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant with the Carmi City Police Department. The promotion was made official at last Tuesday's meeting of the Carmi City Council when Moore's wife, Kaci pinned the Sergeant's Stripes on her husband's uniform.  Sgt. Moore has been with the Carm…

Laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 are spiking across Southern Illinois with White County recording 40 new cases for the week of July 17-23.  On Monday, July 26, White County recorded another 31 cases.  Many of the new cases involve individuals under the age of 20.   

The Carmi Kiwanis will host their annual Pancake Day on Saturday, July 31 from 6:30 am - 10 am at the First Christian Church of Carmi. 

A boil order is issued for all Carmi water customers in the following areas; Both sides of the 400 block of Plum Street, including 509 Plum Street, all of Cora Street, William Street, and Wilmar Drive. This order is due to a water main construction and will be in effect until further notice. 

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Workers with the Illinois Department of Transportation are shown finishing up curb cuts in preparation for re-paving Main Street through downtown Carmi. IDOT began the paving work Monday.  The City of Carmi recently approved funding that includes the paving of the parking lanes along Main St…