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LCHS, LIBRARY ACTIVITIES SUNDAY

Both the Lawrence County Historical Society and Lawrence Public Library have public activities Sunday. The Historical Society will have an open house for it latest display highlighting farming and agriculture in Lawrence County over the […]

GIBSON COUNTY COAL MINE IDLES PRODUCTION

Some bad economic news for southwestern Indiana. Alliance Resource Partners has announced that its subsidiary Gibson County Coal LLC has issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notices to around 185 of its employees as the result […]

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested two wanted men on warrants. 31 year old Eric Mosier of Bridgeport was picked up on a Lawrence County warrant for Indecent Solicitation of a Child. He was booked […]

Area Obituaries

Sharon A. Conley

Sharon A. Conley, 73, of Shawnee, KS passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Healthcare Resort of Leawood. Visitation will be 12 to 1 p.m. Saturday, November 16th at the Amos Family Funeral Home, […]

Patricia Polston Jones

Patricia Polston Jones, age 92, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was born on December 28, 1926 in Lawrence County, Illinois, the daughter of Clinton Rosevelt and Mary Olivia (Snyder) […]

Laura Ward Martin

Laura Ward Martin, age 85, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Friday, November 01, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born March 04, 1934 in Edgewood, Kentucky, the daughter of William B. […]

Mary Jean Chapman

Mary Jean Chapman of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on November 1, 2019. She was 93 and had lived at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral, Florida for several years. Born to Oliver Wendell Recker and […]

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  • US draws fewer new foreign students for 3rd straight year November 18, 2019
    The number of foreign students coming to U.S. colleges and universities continued to fall last year, according to a new report, but the Trump administration says the drop should be blamed on high tuition costs and not students’ concerns over the nation’s political atmosphere. An annual report from the Institute of International Education found that […]
  • Conservative Group Fires Michelle Malkin Over Support for Holocaust Denier November 18, 2019
    Charley GallayA conservative group cut ties with right-wing columnist Michelle Malkin on Sunday over her support for an anti-Semitic internet personality, ramping up a growing conservative civil war centered on college campuses.Malkin’s firing from Young America’s Foundation, whose speaker’s bureau had booked Malkin for speeches across the country for the past 17 years, marks the […]
  • Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters November 18, 2019
    Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University for days. Fiery explosions could be seen as protesters responded with gasoline bombs.

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