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Carmi Kiwanis report 1-29-15

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 29th, 2015

Carmi Kiwanis Club welcomes another new member; hears from Sheriff Doug Maier and Deputy Chris Marsh about their "We Care" program



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Unemployment Rates Continue Downward Trend in Illinois

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 29th, 2015

White County leads the region with a rate now lower than the national unemployment rate.



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Salvation Army’s 2014 Carmi Red Kettle Campaign sets record

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 29th, 2015

Individuals, civic organizations, clubs and teams of families all came together in this year’s effort and combined for a new record raised in the 2014 Christmas Red Kettle Campaign for the Salvation Army.  All monies raised goes to assist the critical needs of those in the area without means.



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See a Need Fill a Need Attitude Leads to Resurgent FFA at NCOE

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 29th, 2015

Paula and Phil Walker along with the community, school staff and students at NCOE are helping bring real life skill sets to kids.  At their latest FFA Alumni banquet/fundraiser, the organization more than doubled their goal in both attendance and dollars raised.



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Deadline to order Bicentennial Trees is Saturday

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 29th, 2015

The deadline to to order is Saturday.  To commemorate Carmi’s 200th birthday in 2016, the Bicentennial Committee has approved the sale of 200 specially designated trees.  Both organizations and individuals are encouraged to buy the trees to replace aged trees we have lost and to help beautify our town for future generations.  



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Woman Behind Erin's Law Coming To Grayville March 19 For The Guardian Center's Annual Banquet

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 29th, 2015

Erin Merryn will be the guest speaker at The Guardian Center's annual banquet, to be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 19 at The Castle at Windsor Oaks in Grayville.



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Game Time Change for Girl's High School Basketball Between Carmi White Co. at Gallatin Co.

By: WROY/WRUL News/Sports
Jan 29th, 2015

The Carmi White County Girl's High School basketball game tonight at Gallatin County will be a varsity only contest and will start at 6pm. You can hear that game on WRUL 97.3 FM and online at wrul.com



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White County Court News for January 28

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 29th, 2015

Two Carmi men sentenced in White County Court Wednesday.



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Carmi Mayor Proclaims It Mentor 4 Kids Month

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 28th, 2015

Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard signed a proclimation Wednesday January 28th proclaiming it Mentor 4 Kids Month.



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McDonalds Manager Snags Fourth National Ray Kroc Award

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 28th, 2015

Fairfield’s McDonald’s is home to one of the nation’s top restaurant managers. Brian Luebbers, a 24-year employee of McDonald’s, has been awarded the prestigious Ray Kroc Foundation Award for the fourth time.



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January 28 Police Reports

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 29th, 2015

Police Reports from the Carmi Police Department, White County Sheriff's Department, and Mt. Carmel Police Department



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Unit 5 School District Superintendent Brad Lee interview

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 28th, 2015

Carmi White County Unit 5 Superintendent Brad Lee sits down for an interview with Jc Tinsley on Open Line Wednesday, January 28th 2015. They discuss state aid, the districts' Cost Containment Strategy, the new governor, the 1% sales tax hike and much more.



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Power Outage Planned In Parts of Carmi on Tuesday February 3rd

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 28th, 2015

Carmi City Supervisor Mike Buckman tells us that there will be a planned power outage on Tuesday February 3rd at 9 AM. The outage will last approximately 3 hours. The outage will be from Main Street down Hailey Drive including Evergreen Acres, also Elizabeth Street, all of Edgewood East and West including Roser Drive. 



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Shimkus Cosponsors Bill to Prevent Federal Overreach of U.S. Waters by EPA & Corps of Engineers

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 29th, 2015

Congressman John Shimkus (R-Illinois-15) announced he is an original cosponsor of legislation to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers from expanding their jurisdiction over bodies of water that Congress never intended for regulation under the Clean Water Act (CWA).



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White County Court News for January 26-27

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 28th, 2015

One of the two men who escaped the White County Jail during Corn Days, 32 year old Robert M. Mead, pled guilty in White County Court Tuesday



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West Salem man makes first appearance in Edwards County court Tuesday

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 27th, 2015

According to the Edwards County Sheriff’s report, Leigh was under the influence when he drove his ’92 Ford truck off of County Road 1850 North and recklessly re-entered the road behind and in front of other vehicles.  



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Ride in style to the Farm Machinery Show

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 12th, 2015

The Wayne County Farm Bureau is inviting you to travel with them to one of the largest farm machinery shows in the nation on Thursday February 12th. 



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January 27 Police Report

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 28th, 2015

Police Reports from the White County Sheriff's Department and Mt. Carmel Police



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Rauner Previews 'Right to Work Zones' As First-Year Priority

By: Associated Press
Jan 28th, 2015

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called "right to work zones" in the traditionally union-friendly state.



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Judge Grants Extension in Illinois Prison Crowding Case

By: Associated Press
Jan 28th, 2015

A judge has given attorneys for the state of Illinois another month to review a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit about overcrowding at a southern Illinois prison.



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Carmi Police Chief: Several Motorist Are Continuing To Use Cellphones While Driving

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 27th, 2015

In a press release Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter says that it has come to the attention of Carmi Police that several motorist are continuing to use cellphones while driving, especially in school zones, and while in the pick-up lines of Carmi Schools.



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Indiana State Police and Mt. Vernon Police Investigate Overnight Armed Robbery

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 27th, 2015

Indiana State Police and Mt. Vernon Police are investigating an overnight armed robbery that occurred at Huck's Convenient Store



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Documents: Quinn Had Marijuana Recommendations, Didn't Act

By: Associated Press and WROY/WRUL News
Jan 27th, 2015

Newly released documents show former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but did not act on them before leaving office.



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Illinois Pays Millions To Keep Inmates Who Can't Find Homes

By: Associated Press
Jan 27th, 2015

It's costing Illinois as much as $25 million a year to keep inmates in prison because they can't find a suitable place to live according to the terms of their parole.



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Egyptian Health Department and Ferrell Hospital Having Open Enrollment Events

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 26th, 2015

Egyptian Health Department and Ferrell Hospital want to help you with your healthcare coverage needs.



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69th Annual Meeting of The White County Soil and Water Conservation District

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 20th, 2015

The 69th Annual Meeting of the White County Soil and Water Conservation District will be held this Friday, February 20, at the Floral Hall of the White County Fairgrounds.



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Carmi and Chamber of Commerce welcome Kati Sturgal of Shelter Insurance

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 23rd, 2015

Kati Sturgal, a 2006 graduate of NCOE High School went on to get an Associates Degree from Rend Lake and is now proudly offering Shelter Insurance products from her new office on Oak Street in Carmi.  The Carmi Chamber held a ribbon cutting this week and we got a chance to sit down with and learn a little more about Sturgal.



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Illinois 'Fracking' Off To Slow Start Amid Oil-Price Slump

By: Associated Press
Jan 26th, 2015

Fracking is off to a feeble start in Illinois as slumping oil prices and the rigors of Illinois' new regulations have energy interests waiting on the sidelines.



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Young Leader Committee of the White County Farm Bureau Scholarship Information

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 15th, 2015

The Young Leader Committee of the White County Farm Bureau is pleased to continue their financial assistance to the agricultural youth of White County. Since 2006, the Young Leader Committee has awarded $7,250 to 12 deserving students.



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IMEA awards City of Carmi $20,000 in grant funding

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 15th, 2015

"On behalf of the City of Carmi and the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA) Mayor Jeff Pollard recently presented a $1,000 check to Jeanette Felty with Murphy Oil USA.

This check was an incentive payment from IMEA for the installation of more efficient lighting at Murphy Oil USA at 1348 IL Hwy 1 in Carmi, Illinois.



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Police Reports January 26

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 27th, 2015

Police Reports from the Carmi Police and White County Sheriff's Department



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“My Fatal Valentine” Dinner Theater Comes to SIC Feb. 13 & 14

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 26th, 2015

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, Southeastern Illinois College will celebrate by performing My Fatal Valentine, a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Feb. 13 and 14 at 6 p.m



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Police Reports January 23-25

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 26th, 2015

Police Reports from the Carmi Police Department, White County Sheriff's Department and the Mt. Carmel Police Department



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Rend Lake College Fall 2014 Honors Lists

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 26th, 2015

Rend Lake College is pleased to announce 421 students have made the President's and Vice Presidents' lists of academic honors for the Fall 2014 semester.



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Carmi Rotary Meeting From Thursday

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

At Thursday's meeting of the Carmi Rotary Club, the guest speaker was Dan Anderson the manager of the Sam's Club in Evansville.



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Hamilton County holding first ever Electronic Recycling Event

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 23rd, 2015

Piggybacking off the success of Carmi’s electronic recycling event, Hamilton County held their first opportunity on Friday.  Steve Lapington, the city of McLeansboro’s zoning administrator had already counted more than 77 screens from TVs, computers and other electronics just a half hour into the event.  



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Burnett represents White County at State Pageant

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 19th, 2015

The Illinois State Fair Convention wrapped up Sunday and new royalty was crowned as well.  The crown’s headed south to Richland County with winner Sadie Gassmann of Olney.  Dayna Burnett won the White County pageant back in late July of 2014 and competed well in the state capital over the weekend as well.  



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Police Report January 19

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 20th, 2015

Reports from the Carmi Police Department, White County Sheriff's Department and Mt. Carmel Police.



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Saline County Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scam

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 21st, 2015

The Saline County Sheriff's Office would like to alert residents to a scam alert.



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Carmi and Hamilton County announce sign up info for Summer League ball

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 21st, 2015

It’s easy to recognize that highs in the 30’s and 40’s could be a lot worse, but for those of you looking for warm thoughts, you’re in good company.  The Carmi Recreational Summer League and Hamilton County Summer Rec League have both announced details on sign ups.  



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SIC Board of Trustees Hears Reports on Enrollment and Additional Grant Funding

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 22nd, 2015

The Southeastern Illinois College Board of Trustees met Tuesday night, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. and learned about a number of items including; enrollment, additional grant funding and plans for the Carmi expansion project.



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Saline County E-911 Turns Up Next Generation & Texting To 911 Services

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 22nd, 2015

Saline County and Gallatin County E-911 joined with Union County and Jackson County by turning up the Next Generation 9-1-1.



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Carmi Man Pleads Guilty in White County Court

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

22 year old Dylan W. Mahon of Carmi plead guilty in White County Court on Thursday on a charge of Criminal Damage to Property



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16th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge at Rend Lake

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

The 16th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge at Rend Lake will take place on March 7th at the South Sandusky Beach Recreation Area at Rend Lake.



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2nd Annual Carmi Lions Club Valentine's Dinner

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

The 2nd Annual Carmi Lions Club Valentine's Dinner will be on Saturday February 14 at the Carmi VFW from 4-7pm. Tickets must be purchased by February 6.



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Illinois Deer Hunters Harvest Preliminary Total For 2014-2015 Season

By: WROY/WRUL NEWS
Jan 23rd, 2015

Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 145,804 deer during all 2014-15 seasons. White County took in a preliminary total of 1,765 deer for this season. For more local county totals click read more.



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Conley Guest Speaker at the Carmi Public Library's February Informational Meeting

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

Cindy Birk Conley, Senior Health Insurance Program Counselor, was the guest speaker at the Carmi Public Library's February informational meeting.



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Police Report January 22

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

Police Reports from the Carmi Police Department and Mt. Carmel Police Department



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Load Limit in Carmi & Hawthorne Township Starting January 15th

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

There will be a load limits on township roads in Carmi and Hawthorne Townships on January 15



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Buy, sell, or hold? Hear the Outlook for Grain at the AgriVisor Market Update

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 13th, 2015

Area county Farm Bureaus are sponsoring AgriVisor Market Update programs on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. The program will feature Dale Durchholz, Senior Market Analyst for AgriVisor, LLC.



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Paducah Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Grooming

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

20 year old David Tyler Stover,of Paducah, KY pled guilty in White County Court this week to a count of Unlawful Grooming, and has been set for a sentencing hearing on March 9.



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WVC Crystal Ball on February 14

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

The Wabash Valley College Foundation is preparing for one of their major fundraising events which is held each year, the "Crystal Ball"



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Police Report January 20

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 21st, 2015

Police reports from the Carmi Police Department and White County Sheriff's Department



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Police Report January 16-18

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 19th, 2015

Police Reports from Mt.Carmel Police and White County Sheriff's Department.



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Police Reports January 13

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

Reports from the Carmi Police Department, including three reports of burglaries



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Southeastern Illinois College - 2014 Fall President's List

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 14th, 2015

Southeastern Illinois College announces the 2014 Fall President's List honoring those with a 4.0 GPA



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Putting Small Acres to Work Program January 22

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

Ever wonder what you can do to make a profit with your extra acres? Attend the Putting Small Acres to Work Program on Thursday, January 22, at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Benton.



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2015 IMUA Scholarship Program Applications Avaliable for Carmi High School Seniors

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

The City of Carmi, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is again offering a scholarhsip competition program for eligible high school seniors.



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Police Reports January 9-11

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 12th, 2015

Police Reports form Carmi Police, White County Sheriff's, Mt. Carmel Police, and Wabash County Sheriff's Department. Stories include Barn Fire Reported Near Grayville Area



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ISP District 19 Announces December Activity and Enforcement

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 13th, 2015

Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, answered 254 calls for service and initiated 935 incidents in the field during the month.



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White County Board Meeting From January 13

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 14th, 2015

The White County Board met on Tuesday at the White County Courthouse



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2014 End of Year Review

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 30th, 2014



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Harrisburg Teen Reported Missing

By: WROYWRUL News
Jan 5th, 2015

Kyle D. Brown was last seen on December 28th in a black 2001 Honda CRV.  The vehicle had damage to the front passenger side fender and license number F843829.



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2015 Will See Increased Payment to Illinois Pension Funds

By: Associated Press
Jan 2nd, 2015

The State Journal-Register in Springfield reports Illinois' auditor general on Wednesday released a report by the state actuary showing a more than $680 million increase in pension payments in 2015 to $7.5 billion.



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Megan Nichols Still Missing

By: WROYWRUL News
Jan 2nd, 2015

The Fairfield teen has been missing since July 3rd.  Authorities have received several tips but none have produced any results. 



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Police Report January 15

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 16th, 2015

Police Reports from the Carmi Police Department and White County Sheriff's Department



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Huck's to Add Fuel Pumps on White County Fairgrounds

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 18th, 2014

Martin & Bayley, Inc. will lease the northeast portion of the White County Fairgrounds to install a diesel and gasoline fueling station.  The additional pumps will be connected with the existing Huck’s Convenience Store on Oak Street.



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Rauner-Sanguinetti visit Grayville on state tour

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 9th, 2015

    

Rauner is taking a victory lap around the state thanking many voters in many of the towns around the state.  He was in Grayville at just after 3 where he and Lt Governor elect Evelyn Sanguinetti spoke to a packed room at Chappy’s Steakhouse.



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Elastec and Cuba Making Progress in Oil Spill Equipment Discussions

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 16th, 2015

Oil spill response equipment manufactured by Elastec is being considered by the Cuban government to protect the environment in and around Cuban waters.



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White County Court News From Wednesday January 14

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 15th, 2015

One of the two men who escaped the White County Jail back on Corn Days pled guilty on an Escape charge and an Aggravated Battery charge Wednesday in White County Court.



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Pyle wows Kiwanis with positive outlook

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 9th, 2015

Ruth Pyle has always been the class clown.  The Wabash Christian Retirement Center Marketing Director visited the Carmi Kiwanis Club Thursday and expanded on the power of positive thinking.  Her purposely over dramatic presentation began with her Corn Days class reunion back in October.  



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Pastor Bob McKelvey talks to Kiwanis about Emmanuel United Methodist Church History and Future

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 22nd, 2015

Amy Dixon provides the intro as McKelvey details the church's 140 year history.  He hopes they'll be able to have their first service in the new church on Easter, though it could be as soon as February if the weather cooperates.  Also inside, four 3rd graders recognized as 2nd Quarter Most Valuable Bulldogs.  They got to accompany Dixon for their excellent behavior and academics at school.



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Fairfield Memorial Hospital Hosting Cancer Support Group

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 23rd, 2015

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will begin holding a Cancer Support Group meeting once a month on the second Thursday of the each month from 6-7 p.m. in the Medical Arts Complex (MAC) Community Education Room, beginning February 12th.



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Elf a Shelf Holiday Food Drive nets more than 2,500 items

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 12th, 2015

In the past five years, WROY/WRUL radio has dispersed more than 11,000 items to tri state food pantries.  The 2014 drive that ended January 5th of 2015 brought in more than 2,500 items.  The food that’s been donated at participating sponsor locations has been gathered, divided up and is now awaiting pickup by participating food pantries. 



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Future Goals for Phoenix Rehabilitation/Hospital Discussed at Council Meeting

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 20th, 2015

The hope at the Carmi City Council meeting was to look forward and it seemed most everyone in attendance on behalf of Phoenix and council members indeed wanted to look forward.  It’s likely impossible to move forward however without taking a long hard look in the mirror; backwards at how the organization reached the quandary they’re in and that’s what everyone was faced with Tuesday night.  



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Shimkus Seeking Valentines for Heroes

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 9th, 2015

Congressman John Shimkus is again asking constituents for participation in his "Valentines for Heroes" program.



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Posey County Commissioners Give Tentative Approval to New Harmony Bridge Purchase

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 16th, 2014

On a 2-1 vote, the Posey County Commissioners agreed to enter into a contract to purchase the Harmony Way Bridge from the White County Bridge Commission.  The purchase is subject to a number of conditions, set forth in the contract.



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Cheer for a Cure raises nearly $19K over the weekend

By: WROYWRULNews
Jan 12th, 2015

Months of preparation paid off once again for the Carmi Cheer for a Cure Committee.  Tara Burnett, Kim Mann, Kandy Masterson, Jennifer O’Daniel and Amy Rice were tasked with getting Saturday’s event organized.  The event raised an estimated $18,700.



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The Illinois Wheat Association’s annual Winter Wheat Forum in Mt. Vernon

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 13th, 2015

The Illinois Wheat Association's annual Winter Wheat Forum will be held Feb. 17, 2015, at Krieger's Holiday Inn Convention Center in Mt. Vernon, Ill.



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CWC School Board Approves Tax Levy Increase

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 16th, 2014

The estimated total property taxes to be levied for 2014 are $5,347,713 compared to $5,007,533 in 2013.



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Southern Illinois Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child

By: Associated Press
Jan 13th, 2015

A grand jury in southern Illinois' Union County has accused a Marion man of sexually attacking a child.



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Illinois Community College to Offer Degree in Fracking

By: Associated Press
Jan 15th, 2015

Lincoln Trail College will offer a petroleum drilling technology, or fracking, degree.



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Norris City pilot ok after small plane crash in eastern Indiana

By: Associated Press
Jan 5th, 2015

Indiana State Police say 59-year-old Richard Kingston of Norris City, Illinois, was conscious and alert when troopers located him Sunday afternoon.



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"Amp It Up" at Burrell's Woods

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 12th, 2014

Darrell Marshall and Greg McVey appeared on Open Line to highlight “Amp It Up,” a fundraising effort to build an amphitheater at Burrell’s Woods. 



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Police Reports January 14

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 15th, 2015

Police reports form the Carmi Police Department, White County Sheriff's Department and Mt. Carmel Police.



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Police Receive Night Vision Goggles

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 12th, 2014

Jerry and Dena Applewhite have donated night vision goggles to the White County Sheriff’s Department, Carmi Police Department and Grayville Police Department in honor of Dena’s mother Sandra Grawey.



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Senator Righter Sets Priorities for 2015

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 15th, 2015

With the new Governor and 99th General Assembly officially sworn into office, State Senator Dale Righter says it's time to get down to business.



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"We Care" Graduation Held at Booth School in Enfield

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 12th, 2014

The 10-week course is aimed at teaching students positive decision making skills.  Similar to D.A.R.E., “We Care” seeks to prevent drug and alcohol abuse, bullying, and other forms of violent behavior. 



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SIC to Receive Additional Grant Funding for Coal Mine Training Facility

By: WROY/WRUL News
Jan 8th, 2015

Southeastern Illinois College received word that additional grant dollars for a mine safety complex were recently approved by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) through the Coal Competitiveness Grant.



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Division 33 Kiwanis Gets New Lieutenant Gov.

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 19th, 2014

The Carmi Kiwanis Club also gained 2 members on Thursday.  Don Dixon, retired educator and Hall of Fame girls’ basketball coach as well as NCOE high school basketball standout and successful businessman Clay Gray became members’ number 70 and 71. 



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County Roads Show Signs of Wear from Drilling Activity

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 11th, 2014

At least three different outfits are extracting oil from wells in Gray Township.  Road Commissioner Bill Baxter believes the companies are doing better than previous years to purchase rock.



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7-Year-Old Girl Survives Kentucky Plane Crash

By: WROYWRUL News
Jan 5th, 2015

Federal authorities are investigating a Kentucky plane crash in which a 7-year-old girl survived and four of her family members were killed.



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Enfield Six-Year-Old Recognized for Life Saving Efforts

By: WROYWRUL News
Oct 21st, 2014

Six-year-old Landon Garrison received a Certificate of Commendation from the White County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday.  He was recognized for his life saving efforts the previous day. 



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Haunted Architectural Wonders of Southern Illinois

By: WROYWRUL News
Oct 27th, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, Baysinger Architects of Marion assembled this year's top-ten haunted buildings for 2014.  The list covers most of Southern Illinois, with locations dating back to the early 1800's.



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Ag Society Holds Annual Stockholders Meeting; Elects Fair Board

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 4th, 2014

It only took 7 minutes for the White County Agriculture Society’s stockholder meeting.  After approving the action and deeds of the ’14 board, members quickly elected the same Board of Directors for the upcoming 2015 year. 



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Over 200 New Laws Take Effect on Jan. 1

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 29th, 2014

On January 1st, more than 200 new laws will take effect in Illinois touching many areas of state government from education and public safety to transportation and wildlife.



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State's Attorney Files Charges in Jail Escape

By: WROYWRUL News
Oct 14th, 2014

26-year-old Donald H. Currier of Golden Gate and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City fled through a hole in the ceiling. 



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Whole New Dimension of Education Training Coming to Carmi

By: WROYWRUL News
Dec 4th, 2014

The man at the helm for SIC is touting the 2 million dollar expansion of the Carmi campus as an opportunity to capitalize on both economic development as well as education all in one package. 



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Interview: White County to Implement Next Generation 911 in 2015

By: WROYWRUL News
Nov 25th, 2014

Next Generation 911 is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system that allows digital information (e.g. voice, photos, videos, text messages) to flow from the public, through the 911 network, and on to emergency responders.



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City of Carmi to Sue Phoenix Rehab & Nursing for Default on Revolving Loan

By: WROYWRUL News
Nov 19th, 2014

“There was a unanimous vote of the council to initiate a lawsuit against Phoenix for default on their note and to foreclose the mortgage that secures the note,” said City Attorney Greg Stewart. 



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