The Mt. Carmel Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating a missing 14 year old identified as River L. Perry. Perry was last seen on 8/02/2020 around 7:30pm in the 100 block of... Read More.
Wabash River Bridge Crash While details are still incomplete, there is new information on the four vehicle crash Tuesday near the Wabash River Bridge on Illinois 141. According to reports, a semi-truck trailer was attempting to turn onto County Road 1600 East, when a pickup truck... Read More.
Ohio River Crossing Sites to Be Decided A new report shows how soon all three routes for... Read More.
A flood warning continues for the Ohio River at Old Shawneetown. The river level at 9:30 am Monday morning was at 47.75 feet and is still predicted to crest at 53.8 feet on March 4th. Gallatin County EMA Director Steve Galt, has been meeting with officials from all... Read More.
Monday morning, Wabash County first responders were called to the Wabash River Bridge following a report of a woman jumping into the river. When officers arrived at 11:38 am, they were able to see the subject floating down the river. Mt. Carmel Fire Water Rescue... Read More.
At 7:52 am Saturday morning, White County 911 dispatch received a call about a car in the Wabash River. The White County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the scene to find the vehicle resting on a log upside down in approximately 20 feet of water... Read More.
Members from two trail advocacy groups recently joined forces to improve one of the most popular trails in southern Illinois: the River to River Trail. Sharing their passion for trails and love of the outdoors, members from Shawnee Trail Conservancy and Back Country Horsemen... Read More.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake is announcing the closure of the downstream portion of the Rend Lake Spillway and River Road, located west of the main dam, during the period of September 26 thru October 13, 2017. This 2-week closure,... Read More.
An oil pipeline has leaked an estimated 48,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Wabash River near Mt. Carmel according to the Illinois EPA. The Wabash County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a strong smell of diesel on Monday morning and confirmed a petroleum... Read More.