Breaking News from Carmi IL

Find the latest Carmi IL News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Woman dies after being hit by train

A woman struck by a train on Thursday morning was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. The Mount Vernon Police Department responded to a railroad crossing at Lower New Harmony Rd. on Thursday around 1:16 a.m. The female who was struck was identified as 43-year-old Pamela Renae Stephens


Find out when your child is out of the classroom for upcoming holidays

Shorter daylight hours are upon us and the cooler weather - in true Southern Indiana fashion - can't decide if it wants to stay or not. And Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means children will be out of school to celebrate. The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp., Warrick County School


Edwards County FFA Places Third at Section 23 Ag Sales CDE

BY KATELYN ROTHROCK Edwards County FFA Reporter On Monday, Nov. 6, the Edwards County FFA Chapter traveled to Wabash Valley College to compete in the Section 23 Ag Sales CDE. Members representing Edwards County included: Peyton Fallen, Jordan Fritchley, Kyler Jefferson, and Dominic Harris. Jace Rect


Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team takes first place

The Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team finished 5-0 in SIAC play last Thursday night, winning the November tournament. The Lions were led by the double threat of Jack Krouse with 29 toss-ups and Aaron Brown with 20 on the night. Edwards County started the tournament, hosted by Herrin High School


Two arrested for home invasion

MT. VERNON - Two people were arrested in connection with a home invasion that happened Tuesday morning. Treva Miller, 24, of the 18000 block of East Fairfield Road, and Joseph Welch, 27, of the 1500 block of Dodds Street, were arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office this week. Miller and W


Public library's newest addition aiming to bring in teens

The Owensville Carnegie Public Library has a new addition coming next week. Now it may not look like much right now, but in about a week it's going to be the new teen room here. The library's youth services director, Stephanie Williams, says right now the only teen stuff they have is a shelf of book


Man charged with bumping erect penis against woman at Midway CTA stop

A 41-year-old man was charged with bumping his erect penis against a woman Thursday afternoon at the CTA Orange Line Station at Midway International Airport. The 34-year-old woman was heading up the escalator to leave the platform at Midway about 2:25 p.m. when she felt David Brown continuously pump

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:53:00

Joliet's Jim Eggen Will Get $97K For Unused Vacation, Sick Days

JOLIET, IL - Director of Public Utilities Jim Eggen is one of Joliet's higher paid officials. He drew an annual salary of $144,640 last year. Recently, Eggen told the city he plans to retire effective April 1. By making the announcement now, Eggen can walk out of City Hall with a payout of around $9

PATCH - 2017-11-20 07:02:09

Fake Money At Orland Square Denny's Leads To Felony Arrests: COPS

A man and woman came in separately and ordered a pop to go, which they paid for with fake twenties, while pal waited in car, cops said. ORLAND PARK, IL -- Three people were charged with forgery after they were linked to counterfeit twenty-dollar bills passed at an Orland Park Denny's, reports said.

PATCH - 2017-11-20 06:19:33

Satire in Sandburg newspaper raises some eyebrows

#Sandburg's Newspaper the #Aquila stirred up controversy this week. That's a good thing if you are a journalist or a columnist, but sometimes doesn't go over well with average readers. The Aquila is a great newspaper. My son brings it home every month, and he even writes for it occasionally. It's we

PATCH - 2017-11-20 00:35:13

Religion: Simbang Gabi 2017 25th Year Silver Anniversary

Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Catholic tradition of celebrating a novena (series of nine) of Advent evening Masses. It is meant to help Filipino-American and other Catholics in the area to intensify their spiritual preparation for the grace-filled celebration of Christmas. Masses are at 7:00pm. Parish

PATCH - 2017-11-19 15:42:42

New Lenox Brings Back Giant Santa Claus

NEW LENOX, IL - Christmas is still more than one month away, but that has not stopped the village of New Lenox from getting a jump on the holiday spirit. After all, it's a must in New Lenox. Village officials want to draw people from several area communities to stop and visit their Santa Claus. For

PATCH - 2017-11-20 06:40:58

Thanksgiving 2017: What's Open, Closed In Manhattan

MANHATTAN, IL - It's almost time to sit down with the family and feast on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. While some people - including employees at some retail stores - will be working on the holiday, many area businesses and offices will be closed, giving workers a day off. Here

PATCH - 2017-11-20 07:55:32

DUI Charges: Manhattan Arrests

Cesar R. Barrios, 38, of the 200 block of Riley Avenue, Lockport, was arrested Nov. 18 by Manhattan police on charges of aggravated DUI, driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license and driving 21-25 mph over the limit.Charles Thomas R. Charles,

PATCH - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Fort Payne woman arrested at a middle school basketball game for harassment

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Fort Payne Police announced via news release that they arrested Rachel Golden Lee, 49, on Thursday night at a basketball game at Fort Payne Middle School. The release did not get into the details of what all the harassment included. We'll push to get those. However, Chief Randy By


Semi-trailer truck overturns, driver arrested for DUI

A man driving a semi-trailer truck loaded with steel was arrested Thursday after the vehicle overturned and investigators found the driver to be driving under the influence, according to a release from the Fort Payne Police Department. According to Fort Payne Assistant Police Chief Ronnie Warren, at


We are in holiday mode

Good Saturday morning Fort Payne, Alabama, and we are in holiday mode here at Fort Payne Main Street. We had a wonderful time at the Veterans Day parade last Friday night. What a pleasure it was to honor and recognize our veterans who have served and do serve our country. All gave some, but some gav


DAVID MURDOCK: On trade days

It's been decades since I've been to a trade day or flea market around here. So, I've made it a point to visit both of the large trade days in our area in the last couple of weeks. For those of y'all not familiar with this custom, I don't know quite how to describe a trade day, but I'll give it a go

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-19 06:01:00

Plainview Thanksgiving Feast Kidcam!

The Plainview Third Grade Thanksgiving Feast is a Rainsville tradition, and WHNT News 19 has been lucky enough to give thanks with these awesome students for the past six years. It's one of my favorite school visits of the year because not only do I get to talk science and weather, but I also get to


Rams ravage Rebels in 48-21 rout

TRINITY - In the same spot of the playoffs where their season ended a year ago, and without star junior tailback Kris Shavers, the Sylvania Rams had no problem putting points on the board in a 48-21 win over the region 8 champion West Morgan Rebels. With Shavers missing from the Rams' backfield, Syl