Supervisor Pamela Deig presented a grant application that she has been working on to the Carmi Township board on Tuesday night, along with a letter to accompany requests made by non-profits groups. This idea had been under discussion for some time as the township has been asked to give assistance to non-profit groups. The application is a way to screen requests on a formal basis and gather needed information. The board reviewed and discussed the specifics and did vote to approve the letter and application. [Read more...]
The Carmi White County School board met on Monday. Board members Kelly Ackerman and Tom Scates were not in attendance. The board took the following actions after the closed session:
The closed session minutes from March 15, 2021 were approved. [Read more...]
Regular Meeting of Board of Education
Carmi-White County Community Unit District No.5
Carmi-White County Junior/Senior High School Cafeteria
Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
1. Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Call to Order and Roll Call.
3. Approve Consent Agenda:
A. Minutes of March 15, 2021 regular board meeting
B. IHSA Membership
C. Consumable supply bids
D. Consideration and Action to continue with a permanent depository for school funds
4. Approve Bills.
5. Approve Treasurer's Report.
6. Public Communications with the Board. PLEASE NOTE: PUBLIC COMMENTS CONCERNING PERSONNEL OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD BE MADE IN CLOSED SESSION OF THE BOARD.
7. Superintendent's Report to the Board and Communications.
8. Special Board Meeting.
9. FY20 School Maintenance Project Grant.
10. Closed Session (Personnel).
11. Action Following Closed Session.
A. Consideration and possible action upon the employment or reassignment of an Elementary Rti Interventionist Grades K-1 at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
B. Consideration and action upon the employment of a 1" Grade Teacher at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
C. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a 1'1Grade Teacher at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
D. Consideration and action upon the employment of an A.M. Crossing Guard at Lincoln Attendance Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
E. Consideration and action upon the employment of a Special Education Classroom Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
F. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a Special Education Classroom Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
G. Consideration and action upon the employment of a Special Education Individual Aide at Jefferson Attendance Center for the 2021-2022 school year.
H. Consideration and action upon the employment or reassignment of a Special Education Teacher at Carmi-White County Junior High School for the 2021-2022 school year.
A White County warrant for Aggravated Assault was served yesterday on Jordan L. Prater, 28 of Carmi, when Sheriff’s Deputy Lucas saw him standing in his yard at 407 Shumaker St. The officer beckoned Prater to speak with him by the squad car, moving him away from children in the yard. Officer Lucas advised Prater of the warrant, placed him in handcuffs without incident, and transported him to the White County Jail.
Elastec is excited to announce Bottle Boom in the fight against trash and debris. Bottle Boom is a vinyl sleeve that can be filled with collected liter bottles to provide flotation. Once the boom is full, it can be deployed in a small ditch or waterway to collect floating trash and debris. Roadside litter accumulates over winter, then during heavy rains in the Spring, can be washed into ditches, rivers and eventually the ocean. [Read more...]
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce would like to invite local businesses and the public to join us on May 22nd in downtown Carmi for S.T.I.R. [Read more...]
On 31 March 2021, a local man was unexpectedly called home by God.
The angels came and escorted him, first class, to heaven. See, that is the kind of person he was, first class. [Read more...]
Carmi Police stopped a white Buick Riviera the morning of April 1 in the Rock Bottom parking lot after the car was clocked going 66 mph in front of the Dollar General store. Nicholas Dalton Page, the driver, age 23 from Crossville was cited for speeding and was arrested for driving with no valid driver’s license and for unlawful display of a license plate not authorized for the vehicle. The plates on the 1990 Buick were registered to a 2008 Ford. [Read more...]