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Car strikes tree, stops in cornfield after coming off I-70
The driver, Donald Frost, 84, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham for treatment of injuries.
City of Flora City Council met October 15.
2) Pass Ordinance No. 18-3015, An Ordinance Approving A Contract With Wayne Lapington Trucking & Excavating, Inc.
Wind topples gas station awning
EFFINGHAM — Strong winds Saturday caused damage around the area, including at Pilot Travel Center gas station on Third Street in Effingham.Wind toppled the awning that sheltered the gas pumps at the gas station around 11 a.m Saturday. Pilot Travel Center lead cashier Anthony Hinkleman was working at
16 things to do in Evansville this weekend
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — From ghosts and goblins to Lego bricks to Mickey to theater, this weekend is packed full of events.
Armed robbery at Casey's in Bethany
BETHANY, ILL. (WICS/WRSP) —The Casey's in Bethany was robbed at gunpoint Friday night.The surveillance video shows the suspect going behind the counter and taking money out of the register.The suspect was wearing a hoodie, a mask, and goggles.He is approximately 5'10 and is believed to be a white ma
Teen flown to St. Louis hospital after DUI-related crash
Kayla Choate, 18, was flown to St. Louis after the single-vehicle crash on a rural Perry County road early Friday, according to a news release.
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Lady Statesmen skid extends to 11 with three-set loss at Lake LandWins continue to elude Lincoln Trail College's volleyball team.The Lady Statesmen dropped their 11th straight match Wednesday (Oct. 17), losing in three sets at Lake Land College, 17-25, 15-25, 18-25."Way too many hitting errors reall
Man charged in threat case seeks dismissal
EFFINGHAM — The attorney for the Effingham man charged with falsely making a terrorist threat argued that his client's charge should be thrown out.An indictment alleges that Kendrick Miller, 25, of Effingham, knowingly made a threat to commit a terrorist act in that he threatened to use a firearm to
Woman arrested on drug charges
Investigators with the drug unit served the search warrant at the home of Paula S. Sayre, 56, at her residence in the 2900 block of Clay Street. She was arrested on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, and taken t
Voter profile: Vickie Dasenbrock
Vickie Dasenbrock owns a bar in Newton and teaches yoga in both Newton and Effingham. She is a Democrat with strong opinions against President Donald Trump.Now 63, and self employed, she said it wasn't until the campaign and election of President Barack Obama that she took a serious interest in poli
5 arrested in ongoing drug investigation in Perry Co., IL
Jeremy D. Jones of DuQuoin, IL - Delivery of Controlled Substance and Delivery of CannabisKorteney L.F. Prather of DuQuoin, IL - Delivery of MethamphetamineBryant J. Eaton of DuQuoin, IL - 2 counts of Delivery of CannabisRaven D. Elder of Pinckneyville, IL - Delivery of Controlled SubstanceEstella L
Body found at old mine site in August still unidentified
BENTON, Ill. - Authorities are still trying to confirm the identity of a man whose body was found in August at an old coal mine in southern Illinois. The body of what officials say was a middle-aged white man was found Aug. 11 in an advance state of decay at the Old Ben No. 9 Mine site near West Fra
Indiana restaurant to close its doors after over 90 years of business
The Nashville House. (WISH Photo/Sarah Callon). NASHVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- A staple in Nashville, Indiana will be closing its doors soon. The Nashville House announced on Tuesday that it will be ceasing operations on October 28. The restaurant that has been in operation for 91 years made the announce
Man arrested for threats that closed Kentucky school system
This is a photo released by the Shelby County Detention Center in Shelbyville Ky., shows Dylan Jarrell, who has been charged with harassing communications and terroristic threatening in relation to a threat against schools in Shelby and Anderson counties. Jarrell, 20, was arrested Thursday evening,
1 million doses of fentanyl found in suitcase at Nashville airport
Nearly 5 pounds of what was thought to be cocaine concealed in a suitcase flown into Nashville International Airport has been determined to be the conservative equivalent of 1 million lethal doses of fentanyl. Law enforcement was alerted by DEA agents in Phoenix that luggage checked by airline passe
Still few details on decomposing body found in August outside of West Frankfort
BENTON — Authorities are still investigating a suspicious death after a body in an advanced state of decay was found in August at a West Frankfort mine.Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones said the body’s decay was so advanced they are having to rely on dental records and DNA analysis to get a positive
Meijer still on track in Effingham
EFFINGHAM — Todd Kabbes of Kabbes Development Group asked the Effingham City Council this week for a year extension to develop out-lots in front of the proposed Meijer store.The extension was discussed, but no action was taken by the council on Tuesday. It will be voted on at the next meeting Nov. 6
Effingham breast cancer patient advocates for medical marijuana
Kyla Doedtman of Effingham never thought she would become an advocate for medical marijuana, but a battle with an aggressive and rare form of breast cancer changed everything.The 44-year-old first turned to medical marijuana for relief from back pain caused by a back injury.“My journey actually star
Newton Woman Flown to Champaign Hospital Following Accident in Wheeler
The report states that a vehicle driven by 35 year old, Dawn Meinhart, of Newton was traveling eastbound on CR 1300N, just west of West Street, when she ran off the roadway to the south.
Police: Semi driver arrested after chase on I-70
Monterious Myrick, 26, of Milledgeville, Georgia, was arrested after the 2:20 a.m. incident when his vehicle was disabled at the 10-mile marker of I-70.