Carmi Police pulled over and arrested two people at about 9:30 Wednesday night after a traffic stop at Eighth and Stewart Streets. They’re 33 year old Whitney Scott and the passenger in her vehicle, 53 year old Roy Tipton, both of 210 East Galt Ave.... Read More.
Illinois State Police have released information on a deadly crash that happened on New Year's Day along Highway 141 near Epworth Road in White County. Officials say 47 year old Keely D. Wright of Shawneetown was pronounced dead on scene of the accident just... Read More.
The Shawneetown Fire Department will be having a Fish Fry Benefit on Friday January 22nd and Saturday January 23rd. Fish plates and Fish sandwiches will be served for to go orders from the Shawneetown Fire Department BBQ stand, on the mall in Shawneetown. Friday will be... Read More.
A Shawneetown man who’s cutting timber has made a plea on facebook hoping to let folks in the area who may be shooting rifles to be careful. Adam Patton says he’s cutting timber near Hale Body Shop and Cutchin Farm and yesterday they not... Read More.
Shawneetown Woman Arrested on Warrant A Shawneetown woman, 42 year old Crystal Napier, turned herself in at the Carmi Police Department Monday afternoon on an outstanding warrant. Napier was wanted for failure to appear on an original charge of theft, under $300. Napier posted $500 bond, a... Read More.
We’ve learned the identity and additional details behind the early morning crash that left one man dead on Route 141 just west of County Road 1600 East in White County. Illinois State Police handled the crash report and say their investigation shows a 2008... Read More.
Construction on a bridge in Shawneetown is set to begin this week. The Shawneetown- New Haven Blacktop will be getting a new bridge with work set to begin on today, Monday, October 15 in Gallatin County. The bridge located about 3 miles north of Shawneetown,... Read More.
The Shawneetown Fire Department has received notification from the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal(OSFM) that the Department will receive $26,000 in grant funds from the OSFM’s Small Equipment Grant Program. The grant will provide the Shawneetown Fire Department with the funding to purchase updated, Self... Read More.
In Gallatin County Court Monday, 26 year old Austin Perrone of Shawneetown pleaded guilty to charges of burglary and theft according to States Attorney Douglas Dyhrkopp. Perrone was sentenced under a negotiated plea agreement in front... Read More.
October is Fire Prevention month and the City of Shawneetown has added a new tool for firefighting when fire prevention doesn’t work. The Shawneetown Fire Department took ownership of a 75 foot ladder truck on Monday. The... Read More.