Vincennes Man Arrested for Dealing in Meth
Vincennes Police arrested a Vincennes man early Saturday morning on several charges. including Dealing in and Possession of Methamphetamine. 35-year-old James Patrick is also facing charges of. Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon,. Possession of Marijuana, and Resisting Law Enforcement. Patrick is being held without bond...
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Unveils Drone Program
Drone Program: A Technological Leap for Public Safety. In a significant advancement for public safety and operational efficiency, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in Illinois has officially announced the establishment of its Drone Program. This innovative initiative is set to enhance the capabilities of the Sheriff's Office, particularly in Search and Rescue operations, preserving life, and ensuring operational security.
This Small Indiana City Sits Squarely on the Eclipse’s Center Line
Located in Southern Indiana, this small city is said to be one of the best locations in the country to view the solar eclipse. We are just over a month away from the big day when we will all get to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event, a solar eclipse in the path of totality. According to NASA the path of totality will go through parts of 13 different states including Illinois, Kentucky, and Indiana.
South Knox schools dismiss early after receiving several bomb threats
Multiple bomb threats at Knox County school cause evacuation, early dismissal. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says that around 9 a.m. on Friday, South Knox Middle/High School received several anonymous calls claiming there was a bomb in the building.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.29 in Vincennes as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest 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 Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Small City in Illinois works to address rising homeless population
OLNEY, Ill. (WTHI) - Community leaders have recognized a troubling trend in Olney, Illinois: a rising homeless population. For years, communities nationwide have seen a rise in homelessness. Cities in the Wabash Valley are no exception. Nikki Foerster is a shelter supervisor in Olney. She is on the frontlines of...
Boys High School Basketball
The Alices season comes to an end at the Princeton Sectional losing 50 to 41 to Southridge. Jadon Miller, Luke Hall, and Joel Sanders scored 9 points. South Knox Boys came up short to Sullivan in the championship at Paoli Saturday Night 50 to 60. Sam Singleton led the Spartans...
Alices Track and Field Results
Vincennes Lincoln boys track and field team competed in the ISU indoor qualifier hosted by Terre Haute South Vigo High School. The Alices had several top performers. Daniel Nash won the shot put with a personal best throw of 50′ 5.25″, breaking Lincoln High School’s indoor record. Hayden Patton earned a 3rd place finish and a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 45′ 6.5″. Jordan Donovan earned 2nd place in the 60m HH with a time of 9.22. The 4×200 team (Jordan Donovan, Noah Miller, Blake Racey, and Robert Burch) earned a 5th place finish with a time of 1:42.75.
VU to Host Ag Day Again Thursday
An Ag Day Pork Burger Supper sponsored by the Knox County Pork Producers and Knox County Farm Bureau will be held Thursday, March 7th from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at the Vincennes University P.E. Complex. There will be a Kiddie Tractor Pull with registration from 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Door Prizes...
Vincennes man arrested after 100mph, 18mi pursuit, 466g of meth found
SHELBURN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Vincennes man was arrested for multiple crimes including various drug possession and dealing, battery, criminal recklessness, and more after leading police on a pursuit. According to the Shelburn Police Department, officers tried to conduct a traffic stop in Shelburn on Friday, February 23 around 10:50 p.m. on U.S. 41 at […]
RESIDENTS REMINDED TO STAY ALERT FOR SPRING REPAIR SCAMS
(NEWTON/OLNEY) With springtime approaching, regional residents should be alert to home repair and driveway paving scams. The fraudulent contractors are looking to make any needed repairs to farm buildings, sheds, and/or houses, and trying to pave driveways or parking pads at homes or farm buildings. The problem is these contractors want some or all of the money up front, before the work is started, and then they disappear before the work is finished. Residents are encouraged to get workers that are known locally to do any type of work needed and to ask and check on references. Do not use unfamiliar contractors.
Knox County is strengthening ties with Japan
The Consul-General of Japan in Chicago made a stop in Vincennes this week. CEO of Knox County Indiana Economic Development, Chris Pfaff says he and local elected officials first met Jun Yanagi during a trip to Japan with Governor Eric Holcomb last September…. Pfaff says they also attended an...
Local attorney enters plea agreement on drug charge
RICHLAND COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - A local attorney has pleaded guilty to a drug charge. On Wednesday, Paul Bishop II entered a guilty plea on a felony count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. In exchange, the court dismissed a second drug-related charge and a misdemeanor firearm charge. Bishop...
South Knox Boys Basketball Win and VU Trailblazer Baseball Win
South Knox Boys basketball clipped the thunderbirds of eastern greene last night in the 53 to 11 win Sam singleton led the Spartans with 17 justin siewers added 10 brady robinson added 8 points and 12 rebounds and jayden mcintire added 7 rebounds. The Spartans playh Sullivan tonight at 7...
KC Sheriff’s Office Investigating Thefts in Sandborn
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several thefts from vehicles in and around Sandborn. The sheriff’s office advises the public to lock their vehicles and hide or remove any valuables inside. If you see anything suspicious, call the Knox County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 812.882.7660.
G2H: Orleans 69, Vincennes Rivet 21
LOOGOOTEE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Orleans 69, Rivet 21
Medsker fans 11 as Trailblazers upset No. 12 Kellogg C.C.
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore starting pitcher Logan Medsker (Marshall, Ill.) wasted little time breaking his new career-high in strikeouts from last weekend, coming out Friday night against the No. 12-ranked Kellogg Community College Bruins and setting a new career-high with 11 strikeouts on the game. Medsker’s excellent...
1A #3 Orleans ends Vincennes Rivet's Season
The Young Patriots see their season come to an end at Loogootee.
Eclipse mural submissions are due March 8th
Time is running out to submit an eclipse themed mural. Back in January the Vincennes City Council announced a national call for artist submissions a mural that will be located on the side of the City Hall. As everyone should know by now, Vincennes and Knox County are in the...
First Friday Art Walk returns
It’s March 1st and the first Friday of the month and art gallery season is back. Downtown Vincennes will be a bustle of activity this evening for the return of the First Friday Art Walk. Art Space of Vincennes, the Northwest Territory Art Guild and the Open Gallery all...