The Village of Norris City plans to take possession of the vacant ambulance building on East Main Street sometime in the near future. Mayor Land stated he had met with Mike Ray and David Campbell and had reached an agreement with them to exercise an option on the ambulance building. Ray and Campbell are willing to sign paperwork to turn the building over to the Village. The ambulance building had been leased to the White County Ambulance Service but has not been in use for some time. The White County board ended the county’s lease agreement at their November meeting. The cost to the Village for making the transfer will be $5000. Discussions for the use of the building would come in the future once the transfer is complete. [Read more...]
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Christmas in the Village was the brainchild of Rhonda Forston, owner of R&T Therapy in Norris City. The town normally has a Christmas tree-lighting event, along with a visit from Santa. Hot chocolate and cookies have been served in the past at the Lions Club. [Read more...]
Southeastern Illinois College has announced plans to break ground in Carmi on a career and technical education center for welding, commercial driver’s license (CDL), and auto/diesel programs, as well as introductory trades education. The new complex will be located to the north of the David L Stanley White County Center on SIC’s Carmi campus. [Read more...]
A case involving the estate of Gary Evans and two regional banks, People’s National Bank (PNB) and Grand Rivers Community Bank (GRCB) has finally made its way back to White County Court after a stay on the matter was lifted by a federal bankruptcy court. The federal case is still proceeding, but motions involving actions taken in 2018 in the White County courthouse came before Washington County resident judge Daniel J. Emge in a status hearing held today via Zoom. [Read more...]
On Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, the Office of the Edwards County States Attorney Eric St. Ledger charged Steven S. Schmittler, a 56-year-old male of Grayville, Illinois with three counts of First-Degree Murder, one count of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, one count of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, and two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. [Read more...]
Glenn Poshard and Feed Room Films announce a screening of the documentary film, THIRTY-NINE COUNTIES, at the Lions Club, 305 1st St, Carmi, on Dec 5, 2021. at 1 p.m. There will be a Q&A following the screening of the documentary.