IDPH Fines White County Skilled Care Facility for Violations

CARMI – A White County skilled care facility was recently fined for violations by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Officials say Carmi Manor Rehab, a 74-bed skilled care facility located at 615 W. Webb St. in Carmi, was fined $25,000 for failure to prevent resident abuse, provide protection from a resident with a history

Pritzker: ‘Root Out the Purveyors of Greed and Corruption’

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his first State of the State address Wednesday, talking tough about ending fraud and graft in a state notorious for corruption, and urging support for such contentious ideas as halting the so-called revolving door, the time-honored practice of lawmakers leaving the Legislature to immediately become lobbyists.  The Democrat

Benton City Council Makes No Decision on Benton Square Parking

BENTON – The Benton City Council took no action regarding amending the current parking ordinance at Monday night’s meeting. According to Benton City Clerk Brook Craig, discussion was held but nothing was done as specifics had not been decided on. Several merchants on and off the square recently addressed their parking concerns with the city