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Two Theft Reports and Three Arrests in the White County Sheriff’s Department Report

Last Friday a Carmi man filed a theft report saying that his car had been stolen. 64 year old Mark Winters told the White County Sheriff’s Department that his silver 2005 GMC Yukon had been stolen sometime between August 1st and August 5th. Winters stated that there is a 4 inch by 4 inch section of the chrome plated bumper that was missing on either the front or back bumper of the vehicle. No more information about this case has been made available at this time.
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Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Illinois with Nine More Locations in the Southern Part of the State

August 10, 2022 // // OMAHA, Neb. - Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is experiencing record-breaking growth, is continuing its effort to grow its presence throughout the United States by bringing its world-class drive-thru coffee locations to Benton, Mount Carmel, Salem, Mount Vernon, West Frankfort, Harrisburg, Olney, Vandalia, and Centralia, Illinois.

Ollie’s opens a new store in Vincennes offering bargains

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – A new store for bargain lovers opened in Vincennes. Ollie’s opened in the old Office Max building at 619 Kimmel Road. A line of people waited to get in Wednesday morning. Ollie’s reps say the company searches for name brand, closeout merchandise, and excess inventory. It obtains those items and then […]

Two Monday Arrests for the Carmi Police Department

A New Haven woman is scheduled to appear in court on theft charges. On Monday, August 8th, 21 year old Shayla Grove of 1051 Vine Street in New Haven was arrested in the lobby of the Carmi Police Department on a White County warrant for Theft under $300. Grove was booked in the White County Jail where bond was set at $250. She paid bond and was released. A court date for Grove has been set for September 6th at 9:00 AM.

Sad News For VPD K9 Retirement

The Vincennes Police Department and K9 Unit have announced some sad news on the retirement of K9 Sara. K9 Sara has been recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer after undergoing surgery. At the recommendation of K9 Sara’s veterinarian, she was retired from service on August 5, 2022, for medical reasons. With K9 Sara’s prognosis and recommendation, Sergeant O’Brien and his family thought it best to let K9 Sara enjoy the remainder of her life as a family pet.

Boy, 4, Killed After Wandering onto Indiana Highway in the Middle of the Night

A child was killed in Indiana after walking out onto a highway and being struck by a car in the middle of the night. The Warrick County Sheriff's Office announced the tragic news in a Monday statement, saying the accident happened around 4 a.m. According to authorities, a 4-year-old boy named Braxton Freeze was struck by a motorist on State Road 66 near Lincoln Avenue.

Vincennes Police Dept. K-9 Sarah Retiring Due to Cancer

The Vincennes Police Department is retiring its K-9 Sarah. Sarah was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. At the recommendation of K9 Sara’s veterinarian, she was retired from service on August 5th for medical reasons. Her partner Sergeant Jonathan O’Brien and his family decided to let Sara enjoy the remainder...

4-year-old boy killed after wandering onto Indiana highway

A driver fatally struck a 4-year-old boy when he wandered out alone at night and walked onto a highway in Indiana, officials said. Braxton Freeze of Princeton, Ind., was staying with his mother and her boyfriend at a nearby business when he slipped away while the adults were asleep Monday, the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. “The younger they are, the harder it hits,” WCSO Chief Deputy Paul Kruse told local station WFIE about the death of the young boy. “Especially if you have kids of your own.” The unidentified driver fatally struck the boy at around 4 a.m. early Monday morning on State Road 66 near Lincoln Avenue.  Officials said the driver called 911 upon hitting the boy, and attempted to perform CPR, WFIE reported, but the tot was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office believes that no drugs or alcohol were involved, and no charges have been made against the driver. It’s unclear how Freeze escaped or when his mother realized he was missing, but WCSO Sheriff Michael Wilder told WFIE she couldn’t find him when she woke up. No arrests have been made, and an investigation is ongoing.

City of Olney Plan Commission met Aug 1

Here is the agenda provided by the commission:1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Approve Minutes of the Plan Commission Meeting on May 3, 2021 4. Swearing In 5. Rezoning: 200 W. Elm Street from R-3 (Two-Family Residence District) to R-4 (Multiple... ★ FURTHER REFERENCES ★. Posted in:

Carmi City Council Agenda, August 16th, 2022

The Carmi City Council will meet for the second of their two monthly meetings on August 16th at the City Council Chambers at 5:30 PM. There’s only one topic on the docket for consideration, discussion, and/or approval: The refinancing of the revolving loan buyout. Wade Carty is also set to address the council regarding trash service issues.

4-year-old boy struck and killed after wandering onto Indiana freeway

A four-year-old boy who wandered onto a freeway early on Monday morning in Indiana was struck and killed by a motorist. According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office, Braxton Freeze of Princeton, Indiana was staying with his mother and her boyfriend at a business near State Highway 66 when Freeze woke up and walked out onto the road and was hit by a motorist who was reportedly going between 45 and 50 miles per hour. Per a statement from the sheriff’s office, the motorist called 911 and began performing CPR on the child, but it was too late. Freeze was...

Browns’ Rookie Perrion Winfrey Meditates for a Crazy Reason

Now, all of this is a part of what is called Winfrey’s “dawg mentality.” And then, Winfrey had this memorable quote on how he became a “dawg.”. “That is why I was born into being a dawg because my parents were already dawgs when I was conceived. That is why I play the game the way I play the game.”