Today’s news:

            The boil advisory issued for Princeton water customers south of town has been lifted.
            It was issued Thursday after a water line repair for residents  south of Heights Chapel Road and east of Old 41- and then lifted Sunday afternoon.
            Two men taken to the hospital Friday morning in an incident at Peabody’s mine near Somerville.
            Emergency crews were sent to the mind just after 10:15 on reports of an electrocution.
            A company spokesperson later said one worker was injured, but was stable and conscious when transported to the hospital. The other worker was taken as a precaution.
            They added Peabody is now investigating to find out the reason for the incident, and that they’ve notified regulatory officials so they can be involved as well.

 

            Gibson County Sheriff’s Deputies say an Oakland City man was arrested Friday night on charges of criminal mischief.
            It was about 9:15 when law enforcement was sent to the area of Lincoln and Oak Streets to speak with someone attempting to repossess a vehicle.
            Reports indicate they were there to repossess a vehicle in that area and when attempting to do so 32 year old Uriah Russell came out of a residents and jumped in the car as it was being loaded – apparently causing damage to the repo operator’s vehicle.
 
            A traffic stop early Saturday leads to an Illinois man being taken into custody in Gibson County on drug charges.
            Deputies pulled over a Ford Explorer for speeding on US 41 near county road 800 south, and during the stop noticed the smell of burnt marijuana inside the vehicle.
            32 year old Detric Mitchell of Springfield Illinois was taken to jail on charges of: Operating a Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a Valid License, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, and Possession of Marijuana.
 
            About 90 minutes later a traffic stop on Locust Street in Fort Branch for following other vehicles too closely leads to a DUI arrest.
            It was just after 4 AM when deputies stopped 26 year old Candace Wilmes of Winslow. She was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
            Both the Wabash Valley College men’s and women’s basketball teams are undefeated after the opening weekend of the year.
            The Lady Warriors picked up an 88-62 win at Jefferson College and aren’t again in action until Friday.
            The men’s team won twice in the Olney Central Classic – first a 100-50 win over Glen Oaks Community College, and then a 99-78 victory Saturday over Quakerdale Prep.
 
            Tyra Buss and the IU Women’s Team start their campaign tonight -in an exhibition game at home against Gannon University.

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