On Monday 06-14-2021, at 2:40 p.m., the White County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call of a male subject walking on 2400 N. at 2011 E., which is south of Grayville, IL. The male was reported to be in his 30s to 40s. The male, later identified as Ronald Jolley, was yelling for help and bleeding as he walked on 2400 N. Jolley told the caller he had been shot. The caller placed Jolley in his vehicle to render aid. Jolley located his fiance nearby and got into her vehicle. The caller advised White County Dispatch the male was driving south on Rte. 1, headed towards Carmi. [Read more...]
The Indian Creek Township Board meets tonight at 7 p.m. at the township building. A statement regarding the outcome of a meeting with township attorney Greg Stewart, former supervisor Kern Doerner and current supervisor Ron McAnulty regarding the scrubbed township records is on the agenda. A vote concerning the deed for Old Sharon Church is also scheduled. [Read more...]
State on Track to Meet President Biden’s Goal of 70% of Adults Receiving First Dose of Vaccination by July 4
Illinois Recording the Lowest Number of Hospitalizations and Test Positivity Rates Since March 2020
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois will move to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois plan, today. The state will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines.
The state reaches this point as it records the lowest number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the lowest test positivity rate, and more than 68% of Illinois residents age 18 and over who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. [Read more...]
Ed Oliver of May Lodge #718, presented two checks on Wednesday on behalf of the Illinois Masonic Children’s Assistance Program, to representatives of the We Love White County organization which is providing sack lunches to children this summer. A check for $5000.00 was awarded to representative Ashley Elliott who coordinates the Carmi/Crossville/Maunie arm of the White County Sack Lunch Program. That group serves approximately 250 children per week. Another $5000.00 was awarded to Jerica Sneed, who represents the Norris City/Enfield/Omaha arm of the group that serves approximately 90-100 children per week. [Read more...]
The White County Court requires each person entering the building to wear a mask. If you are going upstairs please leave your mask on while in the Courtroom. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the back door.
WHITE COUNTY BOARD AGENDA
June 14, 2021
1. Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approve the minutes of the previous meeting. 4. Approve the payment of all county bills. 5. Report from County Officers. County Clerk Ambulance County Treasurer State,s Attorney Circuit Clerk Sheriff 6. Visitors 7. Communications Supervisor of Assessments Highway EMA TB Officer Coroner 911 [Read more...]
White County Housing Director Leigh Short announced her pending retirement in the closed session part of today’s White County Housing board meeting. She reportedly announced it at last month’s closed session, but it was not made known to the public. Today a vote was taken by the board to give her (corrected to 81 from 280) days of unused sick pay so that she could retire early. The board also voted to give her a retirement gift of $3000. Short has served the housing authority as director for six years. [Read more...]