Lake of Egypt News

6/30/2018 3:30:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
Responding communities still present by 4:30 p.m. ranged from the local department and other nearby departments such as Williamson County, Lake of Egypt, and West Frankfort, to communities including Shawneetown, Carrier Mills, Vienna, Harrisburg ...

6/7/2018 5:43:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
Ed Oliver of the Lake of Egypt and Sheila Taylor of Johnston City; paternal grandmother, Brenda Lence of Herrin. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Robert Lence; brother, Gavin Lence; maternal great-grandparents, William and Grace ...

6/2/2018 10:16:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
It’s a role she takes very personally and seriously. Equally important to McCurdy, who lives at Lake of Egypt, is helping women succeed both in business and professionally. “I’ve had some really amazing women in my life that kind of took me under ...

6/2/2018 10:00:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
It’s a role she takes very personally and seriously. Equally important to McCurdy, who lives at Lake of Egypt, is helping women succeed both in business and professionally. “I’ve had some really amazing women in my life that kind of took me under ...

5/22/2018 4:42:00 PM
Chicago Sun-Times
LAKE OF EGYPT: Jason Johns of Boneyard Fishing said crappie, to 17 inches, were deep and best caught spiderwiring; bass are pretty much everywhere and taking anything. KINKAID: Jason Johns of Boneyard Fishing said bass are going on topwaters early ...

5/18/2018 1:49:00 PM
WSIL-TV
WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt.

5/18/2018 6:13:00 AM
WSIL-TV
WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. WSIL -- Governor Bruce Rauner and his team are ...

5/17/2018 10:52:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
A nine-year-old female died Wednesday related to injuries suffered in a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. According to a news release from Williamson County Coroner Michael "Junior" Burke, the Creal Springs girl was pronounced dead at Heartland Regional ...

5/17/2018 9:20:00 PM
WSIL-TV
WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. WSIL -- Governor Bruce Rauner and his team are ...

5/17/2018 3:52:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
A nine-year-old female died Wednesday related to injuries suffered in a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. According to a news release from Williamson County Coroner Michael "Junior" Burke, the Creal Springs girl was pronounced dead at Heartland Regional ...

5/17/2018 2:41:00 PM
KFVS12
A 9-year-old girl died after she sustained injuries following an incident involving a jet ski on Wednesday, May 16. According to Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke, the 9-year-old was pronounced dead at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

5/17/2018 2:33:00 PM
WSIL-TV
WILLIAMSON CO. -- A 9-year-old Creal Springs girl has died after a jet ski accident on Lake of Egypt. It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Williamson County Coroner Mike Burke says the victim was pronounced dead at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

5/17/2018 7:07:00 AM
The Southern Illinoisan
The brother-sister team of Landon and Kaeden Albright qualified for the state tournament, to be held Friday and Saturday at Carlyle Lake by placing third in the Lake of Egypt Sectional. But, there is more to the story, their mother, Jamie, served as boat ...

5/3/2018 6:12:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
MARION — Bailey Whitehead and Chase Arnold from Crab Orchard High School made it two in a row as the fishing buddies won the Lake of Egypt Bass Fishing Sectional by almost the same margin they won their first title last year despite having to fish in a ...

5/3/2018 3:54:00 PM
WSIL-TV
LAKE OF EGYPT, Ill. -- For the second year in a row, the bass fishing sectional title is heading back to Crab Orchard High School. Chase Arnold and Bailey Whitehead reeled in 5 fish weighing in at 15.73lbs, earning their second straight sectional title as ...

4/20/2018 5:54:00 PM
WSIL-TV
LAKE OF EGYPT-- The Marion Bass Fishing team hosted it's fourth annual invitational Friday. A record turnout for the tournament this year with 19 schools filling out 71 teams, and the fish were biting out there with 43 boats bringing back the 5 fish limit.

4/20/2018 3:20:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
LAKE OF EGYPT — Marion High School anglers haven’t always enjoyed a home-lake advantage for their Marion Invitational. That changed Friday when Marion anglers finished in the top four spots in the 71-boat field. The duo of A.J. Segers and Justin ...

4/18/2018 5:13:00 PM
WSIL-TV
She doesn't expect the bill to go anywhere, but Phyllis Stout of Lake of Egypt wishes Wheeler would keep up the fight to put limits on porn. "If it would benefit the people, I think it would be a good idea," Stout said. "However, I don't see any hope for it."

4/4/2018 4:52:00 PM
WSIU Public Broadcasting
Some of the strongest wind gusts were reported at 72 mph in Du Quoin and 58 mph at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. The heaviest downpour was reported on the south side of Lake of Egypt where over an inch of rain fell in 15 minutes.

3/28/2018 11:41:00 AM
WSIL-TV
The first happened around 6:10 p.m. on Cunningham Lane near Route 37. The people inside got out okay. Lake of Egypt Assistant Fire Chief Frank Huffstutler says the fire sparked near an electrical outlet and was contained to one room. About 30 minutes later ...

3/19/2018 2:21:00 PM
KFVS12
Lake of Egypt hosted the Crappie USA Super Event on Mar. 16 and 17. Nearly 100 anglers took to the lake and competed only for $16,000 in cash and prizes, but a chance to advance to the Cabala's Crappie USA Classic held in Oct. In the Pro Division, Matthew ...

12/12/2017 2:48:00 PM
KFVS12
According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, the Lake of Egypt Fire Department is responding to a semi fire on northbound Interstate 57 at mile marker 47. It happened around 4 p.m. This is near Grassy Road. According to IDOT, the crash has shut ...

12/3/2017 2:02:00 PM
WSIL TV
"We were the first engine on scene, and when we pulled up, we had heavy smoke and a good amount of fire coming form the back of the building," said Lake of Egypt Firefighter Brady Crane. They quickly jumped into action to get the fire under control.

12/1/2017 10:15:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
As the wife of a pastor, she lovingly and devotedly worked by Carl's side in Centerville, Missouri; Van Wert, Ohio; Marble Hill, Missouri; Ellington, Missouri; Creal Springs, Illinois; and Lake of Egypt, Illinois. Carl and Delma moved to the Lakeview Acres ...

11/30/2017 12:29:00 AM
KFVS12
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is asking residents to check their mailboxes. Someone is taking mail from mailboxes in Goreville and Lake of Egypt. According to the sheriff's office, other areas might soon be targeted. One woman in southeast Missouri ...

11/27/2017 10:12:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
He had a deep faith in God and a love for Cardinals baseball. He is survived by his son, Jeff (Donna) Henderson of Lake of Egypt, Illinois; granddaughter, Brittany Henderson, and great-granddaughter, Bexley Iris Henderson, both of Lake of Egypt.

11/20/2017 12:24:00 AM
KFVS12
This resulted in Stricklend colliding with Clark. Stricklend's vehicle had to be towed from the scene. The ISP was assisted by the Lake of Egypt Fire and Rescue and Vernells Towing. The crash is currently under investigation. Three persons of interest are ...

11/18/2017 10:23:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
He was a 49-year member of Elks Lodge 639 and a member of the Cape County Cowboy Church. Bill was an avid outdoorsman who loved Lake of Egypt, fishing, playing softball, weight lifting and attending sporting events. Survivors include his loving wife ...

11/16/2017 1:50:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/25/2017 1:47:00 PM
WSIU Public Broadcasting
A national fishing tournament series is coming to southern Illinois. Lake of Egypt will host a 2017 Kayak Bass Fishing Trail Event Series Tournament this weekend. Alan Wiedmeyer is president and co-founder of the Kayak Bass League. "This tournament series ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 10:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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9/20/2017 4:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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9/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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8/29/2017 10:39:43 AM
lakelubbers.com
She settles herself into the kayak and pushes away from the shore. The small boat cuts through the fog rising from the surface of the lake, and she turns gliding deeper into the cove. Behind her on the main body of Lake of Egypt she can hear the motor ...

8/20/2017 6:48:00 PM
Patch
Many people also have flocked to nearby Shawnee National Forest to view the eclipse, and on Sunday the U.S. Forest Service announced that three additional campgrounds were opened on a first-come, first-served basis: Lake of Egypt, Oakwood Bottoms and ...

8/19/2017 10:04:00 PM
Southeast Missourian
He turned up two expensive wedding rings in July in a matter of days. He also was contacted about a ring lost in a party cove at Lake of Egypt in Illinois, which resulted in a non-productive search, other than the trove of red Solo cups, beer cans ...





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