Story of Carterville

5 Historic Carterville

Carterville is a charming, small town in the heart of Southern Illinois, an area many refer to as the “heartland.”  Within 1.5 to 4 hours from favorite American cities of St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Lexington, and Memphis, Carterville is nestled as a gateway to fast-growing Southern Illinois Wine Country.  In fact, this town...

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Tue, 4/08/2014 @ 5:39pm

      Republic Trash Company has stated that they will be sending their customers notifications within the next few weeks to communicate more information about the new blue containers and their new garbage trucks. Until then, they have answered a few of the most commonly-asked questions for you. They are as follows:

Question:    Can you still put trash bags out if you only have one bag a week or if 

Thu, 4/03/2014 @ 3:49pm

Do you ever wish that your family had the chance to meet your neighbors and the leaders of your community?!

      Well come downtown Friday, April 25th to do just that! It will be an evening full of free hot dogs, drinks, ice cream, popcorn, and more! Music in Motion will be on hand to provide great music! The Balloon Man will be here too!
      This alcohol-free family event will be located behind City Hall. It gives the people of our community the chance to meet our  leaders. The Mayor, firefighters, police officers, and more will be spread...

Thu, 4/03/2014 @ 2:30pm


E.T. Simonds Construction Company is now taking CLEAN and UNCONTAMINATED loads of shingles at their yard in Carbondale, IL. Its free of charge! They're trying to help cut your disposal expenses and reduce lanfill growth. E.T. Simonds is doing this by recycling your shingles into asphalt which will be used on our roads.

Acceptable Materials:

  • Asphalt Shingles
  • Felt Attached to Shingles
  • ...