Families across Illinois have more food on their table, and youth are leading the way. 4-H is investing in the next generation of food access leaders with a first round of Food Advocacy Grants aimed at helping youth become food advocates right in their own communities. The grants provide financial support to youth-led projects aimed at increasing food security throughout Illinois. [Read more...]
Submitted by The Eagle's Nest Staff
The Eagle's Nest began in 2017 when it was prayed in to existence by local faith-filled believers who wanted a different type of education for their children. They were looking for the Christian homeschool feel, with qualified teachers and more socialization among students. The result of those prayers was a wonderful one room school in a quiet country home. The classroom was filled with sweet kindergarteners, the best education, passionate teachers and a loving environment where the students learned academically but also were trained up in the ways of God's love, and learning about Him every step of the way. [Read more...]
NCOE Senior Sean Neal signed with Lindsey Wilson College of Columbia, Kentucky on Friday. Sean is the son of Byron and Tabitha Neal of Omaha. Sean has been shooting in Archery competition since 8th grade. He placed 12th in the Indoor National in 2019.
The public hearing on a new proposed solar farm in White County went on for almost an hour Tuesday night before the regularly scheduled April county board meeting. The hearing was intended to give the public a chance to speak their mind about the second solar farm in the county before the scheduled vote that same night, and speak they did. [Read more...]
The Omaha Village Board reviewed the water tower contract from Suez on Monday night, along with remarks on that contract from the Village attorney. Minor changes were recommended to be made, inserting the word “President” in three places in the agreement rather than the word “Mayor.” [Read more...]
The White County 2021 CEO class will hold their Trade Show on April 26, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at Rice Motor Company, located at 1306 W Main Street in Carmi. [Read more...]
Illinois Follows CDC and FDA Guidance, Advises Providers to Use Moderna and Pfizer Doses for Existing Appointments
In accordance with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution. The CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine. [Read more...]
April 13, 2021 7:00 P.M.
Public Hearing on the new Solar Farm by lnvenergy LLC 6:30 p.m. [Read more...]