Police believe the driver of a vehicle that fled a traffic stop early Wednesday morning was accidentally shot in the hand by one of his two passengers, possibly during a high speed pursuit or the ensuing crash.
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So far this year Mount Carmel police have destroyed at least eight raccoons in the Hammond Estates neighborhood and one other off Dover Avenue that were exhibiting symptoms of being infected with distemper.
Mount Carmel’s animal shelter remains closed, but the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously Thursday to schedule a May 20 public hearing to find out what city residents think about the subject.
A Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussion about the city’s animal shelter deteriorated into a shouting match after an alderman accused the mayor of “hating” the animal control officer.
MOUNT CARMEL — A traffic stop Saturday morning precipitated by an intentionally loud muffler led Mount Carmel police to more than a half pound…
PETWORKS and the Hawkins County Humane Society made their arguments to the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen during Thursday's workshop on why the city should contract with them.
With it's current animal shelter leaking and reportedly structurally unsound, the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen may find a less expensive alternative for animal control service outside the city.
The evening of Oct. 23 could have been tragic for several people traveling on Highway 11-W in Mount Carmel were it not for the quick thinking and actions of off-duty Mount Carmel Police Department Officer Kenneth Light in stopping a wrong-way driver.
Four people were hospitalized Sunday evening including two children ages 6 and 9 after an alleged DUI driver pulled a pickup onto Highway 11-W in Mount Carmel into the path of an oncoming car.