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IDNR Announces 2021 Habitat Fund Project Grants

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Monday announced the approval of $958,096 in grants for seven wildlife habitat projects through the Illinois Habitat Fund Special Wildlife Funds Grant Program. The program provides for enhancing game and non-game wildlife habitat through projects developed by not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities.  Funding for the

Carmi Woman Arrested on Two Warrants Tuesday

CARMI – Carmi Police made a warrant arrest Tuesday afternoon. According to a Carmi Police report, officers received a 911 call from a woman who had entered a home without permission in the 1100 block of Sycamore Street and requested assistance as the woman was not making sense. Officers arrived and located 26-year-old Lashayna L.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Hamilton County Set for Wednesday

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Health Department will have a drive-thru vaccination clinic for the following group of prioritized Phase 1b individuals Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. This is for individuals aged 65 years and older. It includes those in education (congregate child care, Pre-K through 12th grade): teachers, principals, student support, student aids