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.
In Gallatin County Court Tuesday, 52 year old former Shawneetown resident Tracy Patton pled guilty to one count of residential burglary, according to States Attorney Douglas Dyhrkopp. As per the plea agreement, Patton will spend four... Read More.
In Gallatin County Court on Monday, 21 year old Joshua McKinney of Shawneetown pled guilty to three counts of child pornography according to States Attorney Douglas Dyhrkopp. McKinney was sentenced to 12 years in prison on... Read More.
Story courtesy of Barry Cleveland Two vessels carrying people re-enacting the 1803 journey of famed explorers Lewis and Clark docked at Old Shawneetown Tuesday afternoon. The members of the modern Corps of Discovery are traveling down the... Read More.