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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
Fire Destroys Hog Barn Near Montrose (UPDATE)
Montrose Fire Chief Chris Overbeck said a passerby who spotted the fire phoned 911. Overbeck said the barn was already fully involved when they were contacted. He said 150 pigs, averaging about 100 pounds apiece, were killed in the fire. Firefighters were able to keep the fire away from another hog
Man accused of punching woman
MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) -- A local man faces charges of domestic battery.45-year old John Harris, Jr., was taken into custody about 2:40 pm, Saturday.Authorities say during a domestic dispute in the 2500-block of Commercial Avenue, Harris grabbed a woman by the neck and punched her.No word on the sever
Kentucky Woman Arrested After Attempting to Sneak Drugs into Jail - 44News | Evansville, IN
Bussell is facing a number of charges including promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence, assault, and trafficking in marijuana.
Two hurt in Gibson Co. crash after trailer disconnects from semi
GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - Two people were hurt in a crash in Gibson County.State police say the wreck happened Monday morning around 5:30 at the intersection of southbound Hwy 41 and CR 350 S.ISP says a semi was stopped at a red light on 41 when its trailer disconnected as it pulled away when the ligh
Man arrested on child molesting warrant
Charging information alleges that, between Aug. 13 and Sept. 13, Skyler J. Anderson, 28, 1523 Mill St., Jasper, had inappropriate contact with a child under the age of 14.The case investigated by the Indiana State Police and the Department of Child Services resulted in the arrest warrant being issue
Wells Elementary School reports 2% truancy rate
The school enrolled 171 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 95 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.
Man arrested in connection to Warrick Co. death investigation
WARRICK CO., IN (WFIE) - New information now on a Warrick County death investigation we have been following for weeks.[Alcohol factor in deadly Warrick Co. ATV crash, sheriff’s office says]Mark Birge II was found at the intersection of Inderrieden and New Harmony Road on October 6. According to the
Pavilion trusses near Harmony Playground blown down
EFFINGHAM — Just days after workers placed the trusses for a new pavilion near Harmony Playground, high winds on Saturday took them all down.Effingham Park District Director Jeff Althoff said Monday the maintenance crew had been doing the construction at the playground, and believed the trusses were
Mega Millions Mania: Locals flock to buy lottery tickets
People across the Effingham area are flocking to gas stations and convenience stores to purchase Mega Millions lottery tickets as the estimated jackpot for Tuesday's drawing climbed to $1.6 billion.With their eyes on the game's largest jackpot in history, area residents took their lunch hours as an
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
Bulldogs Beat Olney, T-town, Newton Win in Volleyball
St. Anthony also claimed the junior varsity match, 25-20, 25-22 and split a freshman contest, 25-19, 15-25.
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.
Woman arrested for trafficking drugs into the Wabash Valley Correction facility
CARLISLE, Ind. (WTHI) – Officers from the Wabash Valley Correction Facility arrested a woman who had been trafficking drugs into the facility.WVCF officers, State Police, and Richmond City Police arrested Holly Bellamy of Richmond, Indiana Saturday.
Volunteers clean up 200-plus pounds of trash at Patoka Lake - Dubois County Free Press
Volunteers were treated to a beautiful fall morning Saturday, October 20, at the Young’s Creek area at Patoka Lake for the fall mini cleanup. The small group of dedicated lake lovers was able to rid the public land of 200 pounds of trash in under two hours.
Police looking for suspect in theft case
SHELBURN, Ind. (WTHI) - Police need your help finding a suspect in a theft case.Shelburn Police say the theft happened before 10:30 Saturday evening.Police say the man pictured above was involved in a theft at the Junction gas station in Shelburn.Officials say the man fled the scene going west on St
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.
Victim shot at during armed robbery in Evansville
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville Police are investigating an armed robbery.It happened Saturday evening at the intersection of Kerth Avenue and Walnut Street.The victim told police the suspect stole money out of his car and then ran off.The victim tried to follow, but was shot at several times.The
Man facing gun and cocaine dealing charges in Evansville
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man is facing drug dealing charges after someone reported him slumped over in his car.Officers were called Friday evening to MLK Blvd, not far from EPD headquarters.The caller said there was a car, with the lights on, that was not fully in the parking spot, and
Local woman charged with theft, multiple drug charges
Lakiesha Hortenberry, 30, Salem, was arrested for theft and multiple drug charges after she and another man, Kyle Heatherly, were caught stealing markers from Walmart.