Carmi Chamber Offers Scholarship to Local Seniors

CARMI – The Carmi Chamber of Commerce would like to announce that the 2020 Carmi Chamber of Commerce scholarship application is now available. The Carmi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship application is available to all qualifying seniors in the Class of 2020 at Carmi-White County High School as well as those home or church schooled living

Rep. Windhorst Announces 118th District Community Development Block Grant Recipients

METROPOLIS – State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) recently announced that the towns of Rosiclare, Carrier Mills, Shawneetown, and Eldorado have each been selected to receive $500,000 in federal grant assistance through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant Program administered through the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. The

One Killed in Early Saturday Morning Crash in Union County

JONESBORO – A Cobden resident was killed in a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Union County. According to Illinois State Police, troopers and the Union County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash around 1:20 a.m. on Route 127, one mile south of Mt. Glen Road. A 2011 Buick sedan, driven by 21-year-old Taylor C.

Mt. Vernon Man Sentenced to 25 Years for 2019 Shooting

MT. VERNON – A 31-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Thursday in Jefferson County Court to 25 years in prison for a shooting last summer that sent one person to the hospital with injuries. Calvin Webster pleaded guilty in October to a Class X felony charge of aggravated battery with a firearm in exchange for