Ed Oliver of the Masonic Lodge #718 in Norris City on Tuesday presented two checks totaling $10,000.00 to the local summer sack lunch program, which began on Wednesday 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...]
Carmi Chamber of Commerce Awards 2023 Scholarships
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce named Brenna Russell and Ebonie Hawkins as recipients of the 2023 Carmi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship during the CWCHS Senior Awards Day on Thursday, May 11th. Each recipient will receive a one-time scholarship worth $500. [Read more...]
CWC Jr. High Boys Track Team Places Second at Class L Regionals, Many advance to State Meet
Carmi-White County Junior High Boys Track Team competed and placed 2nd overall at the Class L SIJHSAA Track Regionals in Harrisburg on Wednesday, May 3, 2023.
The following placed in Field Events: Pole Vault, 2nd place, Connor Benham; Shot Put, 1st place, Dylan Winerberger;
Discus, 2nd place, Rylee Dodgson; 5th Javan Agan; High Jump, 6th place, Brody Brown; Long Jump, 4th Place, Jazz Duckworth. [Read more...]
White County Sheriff’s Department Arrests Three on Wednesday
Sheckles violates order of protection
Christopher A. Sheckles, 19 of Crossville, was arrested on Wednesday for violating an order of protection after he appeared at a home on 607 Morell St. in Crossville and refused to leave. Deputies Trey Simmons and Matt Wicker investigated the complaint. This was the third time in two days that the complainant, Kasandra M. Sheckles, of 207 W. Rudolph St., Crossville, who had the order of protection against her son, had contacted authorities. The order of protection bans Sheckles from being within 500 feet of the protected. The two addresses are 200-250 feet apart. [Read more...]
Absher Charitable Foundation Partners with SIC to Fund Dual Credit Program
The Absher Charitable Foundation this morning signed a five year, $600,000.00 agreement with Southeastern Illinois College at the Carmi SIC site location.
The donation will be used to help fund an expansive dual credit, dual certificate career program to help local industry remain strong. [Read more...]
County Board Chairman Recommends Division of Grant to Every Project
The White County board held a special meeting last night with its main goal being to look at the recent structural assessment of the White County courthouse and to make decisions about the distribution of of the Energy Transition Community Grant, which the county received in the amount of $1.2 million. [Read more...]
279 Participate in Jefferson School’s 5K Color Run on Saturday
Partnering with Huck's Karing for Kids organization, the Jefferson Attendance Center hosted a 5K Color Run last Saturday. Two hundred seventy-nine adults and children participated by running or walking. Racers were sprayed with washable colored slime and powder along the route.
The event also marked the 25th anniversary of Mrs. Cindy Colman's Mileage Club at the school. Jefferson Attendance Center students in the club endeavor to accumulate the most miles they can throughout 2nd and 3rd grade.
Top winners of the Color Run were 12 year old Niah Haley of Carmi and 11 year old Kallen Sutton of Norris City.
Proceeds from the Color Run benefit students at Jefferson Attendance Center.
Carmi White County School Board Meets Tonight
Regular Monthly Meeting of he Board of Education
Carmi White County Community Unit District #5
Monday, April 17, 2023, 7:00 p.m.
Carmi White County Jr./Sr. High School Cafeteria
Pledge, Call to order, Roll Call
Minutes of March 20, 2023 regular board meeting
Approve Consent Agenda
- 2023-2024 open house, inservice, and parent/teacher conference dates
- Consideration and Action to continue with a permanent depository for school funds