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...]
Ayanna M. Allen, St. Louis, Mo. – Speeding 26-34 MPH over limit – Charge amended/reduced; Driving 21-25 MPH above limit – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine; Child restraint vio/child <8 – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine; Child restraint vio/child <8 – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine; Child restraint vio/child <8 – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine; Veh fail right-of-way emer veh – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine; Regis Expiration/1st & 2nd – Ex parte/guilty/fine - $326.30 costs, $25 fine [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...]
On 05/25/2021 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Marilyn Thomas came to the sheriff’s office to report a theft; Deputy Sheriff Scott Cantrell took the report. Thomas stated she owned a house and farm at 871 CR 950 N. [Read more...]
The White County Republican Central Committee will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. There are several ways to attend. You can attend in person at the Reagan Building, 108 E Main St, Carmi, IL or by conference call. The teleconference call in number is 1-309-215-2824 with PIN number 194063#
On the agenda is the golf scramble scheduled for June 19, 2021 at the Carmi Country Club and a discussion of when a vacancy occurs in a Republican Elected Office in White County.
Billed as a meeting to examine the operations of the White County Treasurer's office, the special meeting called last Thursday night by the White County board drew mostly Treasurer Pam Armstrong's supporters, but a few critics attended too, as she and her office’s job performance were put under the microscope. Board Chairman Ron McAnulty listed the complaints he had been getting. This is the second consecutive year that White County tax bills have been late. At one point the chairman said the county was under threat of lawsuits over late disbursements to the taxing bodies.