Crawford County Airport awarded $3.8 million grant
PALESTINE, Ill. (WTHI) - The Crawford County Airport is getting a new terminal with federal money from the Federal Aviation Administration. It's one of 144 airports getting money from a grant funded by President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The airport was awarded 3.8 million dollars. It'll be used to build...
Woman killed in single vehicle crash
VIGO COUNTY (WTHI) - A woman has died after a single vehicle crash in southern Vigo County. It happened just after midnight Sunday at State Road 63 and Lombardi Drive. That's near the federal prison. The Vigo County Sheriff's Office said the woman had been ejected and was trapped under...
Old Fountain Soda Shop Transformed into Charming Illinois Airbnb
You can put this on your "I have to see it to believe" list because yes this unique and charming candy shop Airbnb does exist. Most of us are looking for spring break locations, well if you have kids, or you're a kid yourself, I found it. Located in Greenup, Illinois you will find The Candy Kitchen. A once old soda foundation transformed into one of the most unique Airbnbs you will ever see.
One dead after crash in southern Vigo Co.
VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV)– A woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Vigo County. According to a release from the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a crash at the intersection of State Road 63 and Lombardi Drive around 12:15 a.m. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, and life-saving measures taken on the scene were unsuccessful.
Stoney Ridge Event Center
If, for some crazy reason, you haven’t heard of Stoney Ridge Event Center, I am here to tell you about it. Stoney Ridge Event Center opened mid 2016 and has been a popular place to be ever since. If you have never seen pictures or been to an event there, it is a gorgeous venue specializing in weddings. The building has a rustic, dark vibe with the potential to decorate as much or as little as you like. The building has a pond next to it with an outdoor deck looking over the pond that is great for photo ops. The event center has two large bathrooms along with a men’s room and women’s room to get ready for your big event. Stoney Ridge offers rental options for a stage, gorgeous gold chairs and tables. Stoney Ridge also has a bar area. They will hook you up with the right people to make sure your event is perfect.
Two Found Dead in Yale After Welfare Check
On Tuesday, February 21st around 3:06 pm, Jasper County deputies arrived at the 200 block of South Range Street in Yale for a welfare check where they discovered the bodies of 81-year-old male, Terry Tackett, and 75-year-old Judy Reynolds. The incident is currently under investigation by the Illinois State Police....
Driver reportedly fled U.S. 41 crash in Vigo County while intoxicated
Driver reportedly fled U.S. 41 crash in Vigo County while intoxicated.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Peotone Girls Game Notice
The Peotone Girls Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Robinson(Robinson, IL) on 26 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Blue Devils has won 18 games and lost 16 games, and the winning rate is 0.529.
Oaktown Man Arrested This Morning on Traffic Stop
Vincennes Police arrested an Oaktown man this morning following a traffic stop at Sixth and Vigo Streets. Officers stopped a vehicle driven by 32 year-old Danny Williams. During the stop, Williams was found to be operaitng while intoxicated. Williams was booked into the Knox County Jail on two-thousand dollars bond.
Gasaway gets 60 years in prison for murder of Bryan Owen
VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The man who killed Bryan Owen in a 2020 stabbing will serve up to 60 years behind bars. Justin C. Gasaway appeared in Vigo County Superior Court for sentencing on Friday following his guilty verdict in an October 2023 trial. According to Vigo County Prosecutors, Gasaway first beat up Owen […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Oblong as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
2024 Trivia Night!
Paces for Pioneers 2024 Trivia Night is coming up for anyone who wants to participate. Trivia Night, sponsored by the Palestine Grade School PTO, will take place on Saturday, April 27th in the Palestine Grade School gymnasium. The doors open at 5 pm and the competition will begin at 6 pm.
Savor the Taste of Italy: Top 5 Italian Restaurants in Robinson
In this article, we explore five exquisite Italian restaurants in Robinson. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
ISP Squad Car Struck By Driver On I-70
On February 16, 2024, at approximately 5:41 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP trooper’s squad car that was hit by a motorist who failed to move over on Interstate 70 eastbound just west of milepost 151 in Clark County. On the...
Basketball Game Preview: Sullivan Golden Arrows vs. Paoli Rams
The Sullivan Golden Arrows are on the road again on Tuesday and plays the Paoli Rams at 7:00 p.m. on February 27th. Last Thursday, Sullivan came up short against North Daviess and fell 43-35. The result shouldn't come as a shock considering that's the fewest points Sullivan has scored all season.
Jim Acklin Officially Announces Campaign For House District 102
Jim Acklin, a life-long educator with over four decades of public service as a teacher, a coach, a school superintendent, and a local government official announced his campaign as a write-in candidate for the Republican nomination to be the next state representative of the 102nd House District today. “As an...
G2H: Flora wins regional championship over Robinson, 59-58
VANDALIA, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Robinson Head Coach Mack Thompson coached his final game for the Maroons on Friday as Flora defeated Robinson 59-58 in Vandalia. With the victory, Flora became regional champions. Coach Thompson will move on to coach at Effingham High School in the 2024-25 season.
Understanding Quadrennial Reassessments for Jasper County Property Taxes
Jasper County property owners are receiving their Quadrennial reassessment for each property owned. With 2023 being a Quadrennial reassessment year, according to the Illinois State statute, every parcel will receive a revised assessment notice, regardless of if the value of the property has changed or not. This notice will state...
Vigo County Election Board hears challenges to filings
6 candidates faced challenges to their filings. Four challenges were accepted, while two were dismissed. "It's absurd..." Vigo County Election Board hear challenges against filed candidates. The election board made decisions on the use of a nickname and the eligibility of a current board member during the meeting.
National FFA Week ends with Tractor to School day
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — It’s the day Sullivan FFA members have been looking forward to for a long time! Students at Sullivan High School got to drive their tractors to school on Friday. They drove past the elementary school for all the kids there to see and then did a lap around the square. […]