In February of this year, the Carmi-White County school board voted to hire Jarrod Newell as the new superintendent of the district after the retirement of Superintendent Brad Lee. Newell was hired pending certification. More than 20 individuals applied for the job, and the district spent $7000 to pay a company to conduct the search. There were already-certified people who also applied for the job. [Read more...]
Will Knight was approved by the Carmi-White County school board on Monday night as the Junior/Senior High School Dean of Students for the 2022-2023 school year to fill the vacancy created by the employment of Todd Haley as the Carmi-White County Junior High School Principal/Carmi-White County High School Assistant Principal, pending appropriate certification by the end of the 2022-2023 school year. Board member Kelly Ackerman was the only no vote.
Damaged crops in Springerton
On May 24, Deputy Wicker of the White County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the area of 236 CR 2100 N in the Springerton area regarding a report of someone driving through Rick Thomas’s field and damaging his crops. [Read more...]
Ed Oliver of the Masonic Lodge #718 in Norris City on Friday presented two checks totaling $10,000.00 to the local summer sack lunch program, which begins on Tuesday this week, offering sack lunches to all children in the area. The Illinois Masonic Children's Assistance Program (IMCAP) is the originator of the assistance. [Read more...]
The Carmi White County School Board reported on Monday, regarding the resolution of intent to sell the $11 million in bonds, that the required number of signatures had been obtained to place the questions before the voters on the November 8 ballot. The board has until September 1, 2022 to place the referendum on the ballot and will make that decision at the August meeting. [Read more...]
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, Carmi-White County Community Unit District No. 5 will be held at the Carmi-White County Junior/Senior High School (Cafeteria) at 7:00p.m. on Monday, May 16. 2022.
After the Pledge of Allegiance, call to order and roll call, the board will conduct the election of permanent officers and continue with the following agenda.
Carmi Rotary Club meeting
Thursday, May 5, 2022
At Thursday’s Cinco de Mayo meeting of the Carmi Rotary Club, the Rotarians were given a chance to learn a little about White County Sheriff candidate Mark Worlds. The primary for the White County Sheriff job is on June 28. [Read more...]