On Thursday at 7:43 p.m. White County Sheriff’s Deputies Weiss and Lucas were dispatched to 1226 CR 700 E, Carmi, to a residence known as Black Diamond Estate. Linda Krysincki, age 52, stated a while female had entered the back door of the residence without permission, then fled the residence southbound on CR 700 E in a grey four door vehicle with IL license #726767. [Read more...]
Amanda M Trusty, 46 of Grayville, called the White county Sheriff’s office on Monday to report that someone had stolen the catalytic converter from her 2005 Chevrolet Trail Blazer in the last two weeks. She reported that her son had been driving the vehicle, but had problems with it and parked it down the hill from his residence at a neighbor's house near the Walnut and Water street intersection, which is where she said the theft took place. [Read more...]
As the state of Illinois is seeing schools all over the state this week stating their new policies for school start up this year, it appears they must be hearing from parents, as school after school announced on Facebook this week that masking would be optional for attendance at school in the 20201-22 year. [Read more...]
Dylan A. Miller, 25 of Grayville, Ill., was arrested for Wanted on Warrant, Unlawful Use of a Weapon (brass knuckles) and Possession of Cannabis and was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries on Saturday after he struck a car in the rear end on Illinois Highway one near County Road 1800 N. in White County. [Read more...]
An accident on Illinois Route 14 west of County Road 700 East, in White County yesterday afternoon, July 9, 2021 took one man to the hospital with serious injuries. Ronald L. Lamp, 70 of Carmi was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a white Ford 150 truck driven by Michael S. Jodon, 42, of Carmi. A preliminary investigation shows that Lamp was traveling westbound on Rte 14 driving a 1984 red Case tractor around 4:34 in the afternoon and was attempting to turn off the roadway. Lamp and the tractor was followed by another vehicle with Jodon in the truck behind that vehicle. Jodon was attempting to pass the other vehicle and the tractor when he struck the tractor.
Jodon was cited for Improper Passing and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.
On 07/07/21 at 10:20 a.m., Carmi PO arrested Dale Mclain, 47 of Carmi, on charges of Criminal Damage to Property, Home Invasion and Violating an Order of Protection. Dispatchers received a call stating that Mclain had gone to a residence on Slocumb Street and kicked the bottom half of the front door completely off and entered the residence where two individuals have an Order of Protection against him. Mclain then fled on a bike where he was located by police in the 200 block of Sixth Street and placed under arrest. Later in the day,Officers responded to 510 Sycamore Street on a report of several items left in a house currently unoccupied. Some items were identified as being Mclain's, with other items identified by Mclain's relatives as their property taken by Mclain. He was additionally charged with Criminal Trespass. A report of Mclain kicking in a relative's door around 9:30 a.m. was also made, however,no formal complaint has been filed at this time on that incident.
Area youth are invited to the 2021 Youth Pedal Pull event on Wednesday, July 14. The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will take place at the White County Fairgrounds beside the Floral Hall pavilion. [Read more...]
This coming Monday, June 28, 2021, is Carmi's Zip Code Day. It will be 6-28-21 in the 62821. The Carmi Chamber of Commerce will be holding a fun contest on their Facebook page, and participants will have a chance to win Carmi Chamber Bucks! Chamber Bucks can be spent at any business in Carmi (merchant policy may vary). The contest will begin at 9am on Monday, so tune to the Chamber’s Facebook page that morning for details. [Read more...]