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One person was injured in a three-vehicle accident on Illinois Route 1A near Robinwood Drive Tuesday afternoon. According to Robinson Police, about 2:25 p.m. Jeremiah D. Caballero, 41, Robinson, was stopped northbound on 1A trying to turn left onto Robinwood when a southbound vehicle driven by Walte

ROBINSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Effingham man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Shelby County

SHELBYVILLE — A 44-year-old Effingham man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Shelby County on Friday night, according to the Illinois State Police.Police said the man was a passenger in a pickup truck involved in a two-vehicle crash on westbound Illinois 16, about a quarter mile west of Shelby Cou


Local native's granddaughter to sing on national TV

“I started the choir when it was originally just like 16 people. I was one of the first people to audition, and we watched it grow,” Autumn said.

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 19:28:00

City of Olney Plan Commission met August 6.

Agenda #1 “Call To Order” The meeting of the Plan Commission was called to order at 7:30 p.m.inthe Council Chambers of the Olney City Hall, 300 S. Whittle Avenue, Olney, Illinois, with Wesley Tolliverpresiding.


People of Note: 'Why quit working if you don't have to?'

Sun-Commercial photo by Jenny McNeece | Delores Sheldon, 80, prepares another ice cream cone at Lic’s Deli and Ice Cream, 2815 N. Sixth St., on Thursday morning. Sheldon has been working at Lic’s for more than 35 years.

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Driver, passenger injured in car crash early Thursday

Both the driver of the vehicle, Trevor Beal, 20, of Olney, and passenger Sophie Carter, 21, of Olney, were transported to Richland Memorial Hospital for injuries.


Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming Aug. 24 and 25

The 62nd Annual Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming is scheduled for Aug. 24 and 25 at the park on West Main Street and the recreation area on the west end of town.The homecoming will feature food concessions, kids games, bingo, a tractor pull, and two stages with entertainment. Activities at the park

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 01:18:25

1 superintendent for 5 school districts?

A member of the Effingham County Board has floated the idea of having just one superintendent oversee the five school districts in the county. Although it would save taxpayers money, the suggestion raised questions about its plausibility.County Board Vice Chairman David Campbell suggested a nonbindi


Effingham man dies in Shelby County crash

A 44-year-old Effingham man died Friday evening after a crash in Shelby County, according to Illinois State Police. He has not yet been identified, pending notification of family.The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. in in the westbound lane of Route 16, about a quarter-mile west of Shelby County

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-18 11:12:00

GSH staff take part in recent organ donation, recovery

By the middle of the week, the request to share the patient's organs with those in need was fulfilled — and during the day of organ recovery, all the nurses on the intensive care unit lined the hospital hallway in a show of respect, compassion and appreciation as the donations were escorted out the


Drug raid nets father, son

A multi-department investigation has resulted in the arrests of a father and son.On Wednesday, officers with the Washington Police Department Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force, and the Indiana State Police served a warrant on a Washington residence. Besides the search warrant, police also h


United Methodist Village releases letter to community

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. (WTHI) - The board of directors released a letter to the staff, residents, families, and friends of the United Methodist Village. In it, the village addresses many issues that have plagued the facility.First, the letter addresses the financial situation. The village points to the


Crash closes I-70 lanes in Illinois

Illinois State Police troopers are handling a crash on Interstate 70 at mile post 127 near Casey, Illinois.Both eastbound and westbound lanes are down to one lane in each direction. Traffic is still moving.Police ask motorists use an alternate route if traveling in this area and proceed with caution


Car Hits Marion Eye Center Building

A vehicle driven by Cole D. Borton, 21, of Effingham, left the roadway in the 600th block of Keller, striking a fence, meter, sign and the Marion Eye Center building at 2:23 a.m. Thursday.


Seatbelt prevented injury in crash, sheriff's office says

CRASH: N. Red Bank Rd south of New Harmony Rd. Driver ran off road. Seatbelt prevented injury!pic.twitter.com/PGYensr5YM— Vanderburgh Sheriff (@VandSheriff)August 16, 2018


Ohio's medical marijuana growers will have to start their first plants illegally: Capitol Letter

Rotunda RumblingsA wink and a nod:Marijuana is still illegal under federal law, so how are newly licensed medical marijuana growers in Ohio supposed to get their first crop? Ohio law is silent on the issue, and regulators are taking a hands-off approach to the topic,cleveland.com's Jackie Borchardt


Accident at 15th and Hart sends 5 to GSH on Monday

Police say about 1:30 p.m. a female motorist traveling west on Hart Street and approaching its intersection with 15th Street suffered a medical emergency, ran a red light, went left of center and struck a stopped, east-facing vehicle.


Vincennes approves food truck ordinance

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) - When News 10 last spoke with Thainamite owner Simon Willis, he was apprehensive on how a food truck ordinance would impact his business.Willis says, "If it's fair why not? If its not fair then maybe some people could argue it."


RDC to seek bids on second parking lot

City engineer John Sprague presented members on Thursday during their regular monthly meeting at City Hall, 201 Vigo St., with more specific cost estimates on a 50-spot parking lot to be constructed at the site of the old Conoco station at Sixth and Main streets.


Two semi trucks crash on I-70

Police, firefighters and rescue workers are on the scene of a crash between two semi-trucks in the eastbound lane of Interstate-70 near Teutopolis, just east of the North 1650th Street overpass.