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SafeWater Project to Hold Event in Carmi
The SafeWater Project is hosting a meeting in southeastern Illinois to talk about potential hazards in groundwater. Project coordinator Tabitha Tripp says one of the biggest problems in that part of the state involves injection wells associated with the oil and gas industry.
STENDEBACK FAMILY FUNERAL HOME: Ruby C. Jones
Stendeback Family Funeral Home issued the following announcement on. Ruby C, Jones 89 of Crossville passed away Thursday morning December 6, 2015 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. She was born November 16, 1929 in Carmi, the daughter of Joseph C. and Katherine (Roland) Winter. She married Floyd
Holloway stops Ortega by TKO at UFC 231
TORONTO (AP) — Featherweight champion Max Holloway stopped top contender Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231 on Saturday night. The fight was stopped by the doctor after four rounds. Ortega's left eye was almost closed, his face bloodied.
VILLAGE OF OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT: Amazing work and congratulations
Village Of Omaha Fire Department issued the following announcement on Dec. 7. Amazing work and congratulations, this achievement is well-deserved by all! Looking to get involved? Omaha 360 meetings are held each Wednesday from 2pm-3pm at the Omaha Home for Boys (52nd and Ames) in the Wurdeman Confer
Prep sports wrap: 12/10
Wrestling meets and road basketball battles highlighted this past weekend’s prep sports action. Here’s a brief rundown of what you might have missed. Jeeps 46, Wolverines 45: In a game that was tightly contested throughout and came down to White River Valley missing a last-second heave, Northeast Du
CARMI WHITE CNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL: 8th Grade Tech Class
Carmi White Cnty Middle School issued the following announcement on Nov. 28. 8th grade tech class was doing an aluminum foil boat building activity as part of a coding activity. Coding not only teaches computer programming but stresses teamwork in almost all projects, something major employers seek
WAYNE-WHITE COUNTIES ELECTRIC COOPERAT: Its is Scholarship Time
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS - Its is Scholarship Time! There are Eleven $2,000 academic scholarships and one electric lineworker school scholarship available. For rules and eligibility, visit https://aiec.coop/iec-scholarship/ The deadline to apply for these IEC Memorial Scholarships Fund is Dec 31, 2018. D
At Grayville Junior Senior, 89 percent of students graduate high school; 88 percent go to college
About 89 percent of ninth graders in 2018 were on track to graduate at a school where the four-year graduation rate was 89 percent that year, according to the latest Illinois schools report card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
White County Jail escapee sentenced
WHITE COUNTY, Ill. — One of three men who escaped from the White County Jail earlier this year was sentenced to six years in prison. Johnny E. Tipton, 62, of Campton, Kentucky, was one of three men who broke out of the jail in Carmi, Illinois, this summer. He was sentenced to six years prison time o
Boyett: City's first power plant was on last legs in 1943
HENDERSON, Ky. - The first municipally owned power plant in western Kentucky or the lower Ohio River lit up 154 streetlights Aug. 15, 1896. By 1943, however, it was running out of juice as new houses were being built and local factories were running at wartime levels.
Williamson County mine seeks permission to discharge water into Big Muddy River
An application by the Pond Creek Mine, located in Williamson County about 14 miles south of the Rend Lake dam, to discharge waste water into the Big Muddy River is drawing criticism from local citizens and some environmental groups.
VICKERY FUNERAL CHAPEL - SHAWNEETOWN: Murl Wayne Combs
Vickery Funeral Chapel - Shawneetown issued the following announcement on. Murl Wayne Combs, 68, of Harrisburg, Ill., passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center at Marion, Ill. Murl was born on March 27, 1950 in Lynch, Ky., the son of the late Felix Lee and Virg
Former Tri-State Coach Bob Dallas Dies at 90
Bob Dallas, a Tri-State high school basketball coach, died Wednesday at the age of 90. Tuesday, he was honored for his legacy by the Gallatin County School. Dallas had amassed 782 wins and 420 loses in his tenure which makes him the sixth winningest coach in Illinois.
Loved Ones Pushing to Build Shelter in Honor of Fairfield Teen
The friends and family of a teen whose remains were found at a farm in Wayne County are finding a way to honor her. Megan Nichols went missing July 3rd, 2014 from Fairfield, Illinois.
Boys Basketball | Fairfield throttles Eldorado in 61-28 road win
On Friday night at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium, Fairfield showed exactly why they are the favorite in the Black Diamond Conference this year. While the Eldorado Eagles scored first, the Mules quickly took the lead for good, on their way to a dominating 61-28 conference victory.
Third quarter run pushes Edwards County past Lady Aces
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. -- For the second straight game a third quarter run has pushed an opponent past the Mount Carmel Lady Ace basketball team. This time it came at the hands of Edwards County High School in their 56-37 defeat of Mount Carmel on Thursday night at Mount Carmel High School.
Mt. Vernon Police Investigating After Students Bring Guns Into School
Mount Vernon police are investigating after two students brought guns into Mount Vernon Junior High. Police say on November 30th at 4:30PM, a parent told the school that at least one student had brought a gun inside of a backpack into the school.
Patriots and Pilots go 3-1 at DuQuoin Tourney, share title
On the strength of a couple of great quarters, Massac County put up wins over Carmi-White County Saturday in the noon game and then rolled past a game Gallatin County crew in the 6 p.m. game.
Grandmother sues after being booked into all-male jail because staff thought she was transgender
MIAMI (RNN) - After a nurse and doctor at a Miami jail allegedly deemed a woman transgender because she was taking hormone pills, she was forced to stay in an all-male holding cell. Now, she’s suing them.
Burnt Prairie, Illinois Homeowners: If You Need to Sell Quickly, Here’s How to Do It
If you need to sell your home in Burnt Prairie, Illinois, and you’re in a hurry, there’s a great new solution meant for you. While real estate agents can often take 90 days or longer to get your home ready for sale, today there is a better option available for you. When you need to sell your home in