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Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse is moving

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A program designed to help individuals whose lives have been severely disrupted by their mental illness is expanding. At Thursday’s Good Samaritan Board of Governors meeting, the board approved a plan to move their Samaritan Center Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse to a larger location. The move comes after the current facility has struggled to be able to serve the growing membership in the program.
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Boil Order Issued In Carmi

A boil order has been issued due to water main work for the following Carmi water customers: TSC, United Energy, Rent One, Egyptian Health, Illinois Extension Office and Opportunities for Access. This order will be in effect until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

4th of July Weekend Events

Join friends at three downtown galleries, the Democratic Headquarters, and the Dragoon pop-up temporary gallery for the First Friday Art Walk, Friday, July 1!. For more information about this special event, click HERE. Come to the Riverfront Pavilion in Downtown Vincennes for the best selection of fresh seasonal produce, blooming...

Pardieck Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

A Carmi man is in the White County Jail after he caused a scene at Huck’s on Oak Street. On Wednesday evening an officer with the Carmi Police Department responded to a call in regards to an unruly customer. When the officer arrived, he arrested 32 year old Bryce W Pardieck of 706 8th Street for Disorderly Conduct. Pardieck was yelling and cursing at 34 year old Kristy Beavers, the on-duty cashier. He was taken into custody and is being held pending posting of bond.

Burglary Call in Ellery Leads to Arrest

An Erie County man was arrested after Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies were called to a burglary in progress Thursday afternoon in the Town of Ellery. Deputies responded to a residence on Route 430 shortly before 2:30 PM and located 47-year-old Jonathan Bernacki of Akron on scene. Bernacki was charged with 2nd-degree burglary, 4th-degree criminal mischief, and petit larceny. He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

Newman Arrested on Warrant

A Carmi man is being held in the White County Jail following his arrest. While on patrol on the afternoon of June 27th, Deputy Nick Capeheart with the White County Sheriff’s Department observed 35 year old Joshua L Newman riding a bike on Fifth Street traveling North toward Sycamore Street. Capeheart knew that there was an arrest warrant out for Newman’s arrest due to recent findings on search warrant. Capeheart turned around his patrol vehicle to make contact with Newman but took off on the bike he was riding. Capeheart says he lost sight of the vehicle but when he got to the intersection of Fifth and Sycamore, he saw the bike lying on the ground. As Capeheart began to search for an officer with the Carmi Police Department observed Newman standing in front of a residence on Sixth Street talking with a group of people. The Officer with the CPD then placed Newman under arrest. When asked why he ran Newman said “I knew you were coming for me”. Newman was transported to the White County Jail where is being held on a $7500 cash bond.

Clark Arrested on Richland County Warrant

On June 27th at approximately 4:00 PM, Deputy Capeheart with the White County Sheriff’s Office was informed by dispatch that 40 year old Larry J Clark of 202 S Monroe in Parkersburg was brought in by the Edwards County Sheriff’s Department for the charge of Domestic Battery. Capeheart learned that Clark was wanted on a Failure to Appear on a warrant out of Richland County for Driving While License Suspended. Capeheart stated that he informed Clark that he was under arrest for the warrant, along with his domestic charge. Bond for Clark was set at $150. He paid bond and was released.

Curtis Arrested on Posey County Warrant

An early morning detail by the White County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the arrest of a Crossville man. The detail was focused on 43 year old Matthew R Curtis who resides at 104 Elliot Street. On June 26th, just a little before 7 AM Sheriff Randy Graves, Sgt Craig Poole and Sgt Justin Spencer converged on the location and located Curtis inside the trailer. Curtis was placed under arrest for a warrant out of Posey County Indiana. The arrest warrant was for Felony Burglary with a Deadly Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a serious violent Felon, Burglary, Resisting Law Enforcement, Theft and Unlawful Possession of Syringes.

2022 07/02 – Krissa Suzanne Dudley

Krissa Suzanne Dudley, beloved daughter, friend, and colleague whose zest for life was matched only by her deep love for and devotion to her family and many friends, passed away unexpectedly on June 26, 2022, at her home in Naperville, Illinois. She was 41. Born Jan. 17, 1981, in Olney,...

Stolen 4-Wheeler Returned to Owners

The White County Sheriff’s Department responded to call in reference to a report of a 4-wheeler being stolen from a residence in Springerton. On June 23rd Officer George Spencer arrived at 124 E Cherry Street and met with Betty L Rush and Curtis R Rush who are the owners of the ATV. Curtis stated that he had parked the 4-wheeler beneath a tree on the north side of their property and began mowing the lawn. Rush said he was mowing when an unknown individual started the mower and drove away. The Rush’s said that they have surveillance footage of the subject taking the 4-wheeler. The footage shows the subject walk past the ATV. The subject then returned and started the vehicle and drove away. The video showed the 4-wheeler being taken at approximately 1:16 pm. On Tuesday, June 28th, the 4-wheeler was located and returned to the owners.

Campbell Charged with Domestic Battery

A call to request law enforcement assistance was made to the White County Sheriff’s Department in regards to an active domestic in progress at 1352 County Road 1175 in Carmi. Deputy Capeheart responded to the call and observed an officer with the Carmi Police Department was on scene as well. The officer with the CPD was speaking with 70 year old Carolyn Campbell and 26 year old Carrie Campbell gathering statements concerning 30 year old Jonathan M Campbell who had left the scene and went into a corn field west of the residence. Carolyn Campbell, Johnathan’s mother, stated that Johnathan had come home at daybreak very intoxicated and began throwing objects in the kitchen as well as opening and slamming the refrigerator doors causing the shelves of the door to break and items to fall out. Carolyn said that Carrie Campbell, Johnathan’s sister, then came from her bedroom and tried to calm Johnathan down. Carrie told the officers that her brother continued to scream at them and throw in the kitchen. During the rant, Johnathan hit Carrie with an unknown item, then left the residence on foot. Carolyn and Carrie both signed complaints for Domestic Battery. Johnathan was located and taken into custody. Bond was set at $500 cash. He paid bond and was released. A court date has been set for July 26th at 9:30 AM.

Perceived threat closes an Owensville library

-The Owensville Carnegie Public Library (OCPL) Board of Trustees announced on June 29 in a Facebook post that they will be closing their facility. This is the third of three posts made on their page, closing the facility starting June 27 and going to June 29.

Princeton man accused of walking away from work release back in custody

Hopkins Co. auto body carries on with repairs for tornado-damaged cars. Hopkins Co. auto body carries on with repairs for tornado-damaged cars. CenterPoint Energy gets approval for new natural gas turbines in Posey Co. Updated: 4 hours ago. CenterPoint Energy gets approval for new natural gas turbines in Posey Co.

Carmi Man Sentenced for Possessing Meth, Using Property Unlawfully

CARMI – A Carmi man was sentenced Wednesday in White County Court to state prison for Unlawful Use of Property – a Class 2 felony and for Possession of Methamphetamine – a Class 3 felony. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 31-year-old James E. Belka...

Carmi City Council To Meet July 7th

The Carmi City Council will hold the first of their two monthly meetings on July 7th at 5:30 PM in the City Council Chamber at 225 E Main Street. On the agenda is the consideration, discussion and possible approval of to review and or accept a bid for residential trash service in the City of Carmi. Received was a five year bid from Bulldog Acquisitions LLC to provide residential trash service in the City of Carmi beginning August 1st, 2022. Year one-$18.50, year 2- $19.42, year 3-$20.39, year 4-$21.41 and year 5-$22.48. A letter of no bid was received from Republic Services. There will be reports and or update from Mayor Jeff Pollard, reports from standing committees and business or comments from visitors. There will be a closed session to discuss personnel and property issues with no actions to follow.