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.
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.
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce named Macey Heil and Landon Niehaus as recipients of the 2022 Carmi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship during the CWCHS Senior Awards Day on Thursday, May 12th. Each recipient will receive a one-time scholarship worth $500. [Read more...]
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...]
Submitted by Randy Adams, Carmi Rotary Club meeting, Thursday, April 21, 2022
At Thursday’s meeting of the Carmi Rotary Club, the Rotarians were given an update on the Gift Garden in East Carmi. Amy McCarty, from the 4H and the University of Illinois Extension was on hand to talk about the history and the future of this very worthwhile training for our area. [Read more...]
Approximately 40 members of the public attended the Carmi-White County Community Unit District No. 5 regular board meeting on Monday night, April 18. Interest in the hearing was stirred by the recent announcement of the district’s resolution of Intent to sell $11,000,000 in General Obligation School Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source) to Undertake Certain School Facility Improvement Projects. The public hearing on the matter was early in the agenda and the discussion went on for two hours. Board members Kelly Ackerman and Tom Scates were not in attendance. Tom Crabtree, financial representative from Stifel Nicolaus, was also in attendance.
The hearing was opened with an address by school board president Pete Fulkerson: [Read more...]
On Friday April 15, 2022, the White County Sheriffs Department arrested 41 year old Daniel W. Lanning of Carmi on multiple Criminal Sexual Assault charges. The White County Sheriffs Department was notified earlier in the week that a juvenile female was a victim of a sexual assault in White County. [Read more...]
Carmi Rotary Club meeting
Thursday, April 7, 2022
At Thursday’s meeting of the Carmi Rotary Club, the Rotarians were given a fascinating look into the past by Judge Tom Sutton. However, as Judge Sutton pointed out at the beginning of his presentation, the real speaker was his father, Hubert Sutton. [Read more...]