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All Lawrence and Knox County government offices will be closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Also Lawrenceville, Vincennes, Bridgeport, Sumner, and St Francisville city offices will be closed on that day. The Lawrenceville VFW […]


The Red Hill Unit 10 Board of Education Thursday met via videoconference and recieved an end of the year report from district principals and Superintendent Jakie Walker. Walker praised the administration, staff, teachers and students […]


Associated Press reports indicate that that the lawsuit challenging the validity of the Illinois stay-at-home order will be transferred from state to federal court. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office stated in a court filing […]

Area Obituaries

Daniel B. Hellums

Daniel B. Hellums, 59, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Saturday May 23, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. He was born February 24, 1961 in Washington, Indiana the son of Jack and Virginia […]

DeMova June Jones

DeMova June Jones, age 91, of Sumner, Illinois passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Helia Healthcare in Olney, Illinois. She was born on June 12, 1928 in Illinois, the daughter of William D. […]

Delphia L. “Deb” Gunzel

Delphia L. “Deb” Gunzel, age 73 of St. Francisville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville. She was born June 20, 1946 in Lawrenceville to Henry and Marilla (Moyes) Wease. […]

B. Jane Higgins

B. Jane Higgins, age 78, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at her residence. She was born on May 29, 1941 in Richmond, Virginia, the daughter of Joseph and Beatrice (Gillespie) […]

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