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FLIGHT PILOT PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE

Dignitaries from both Vincennes and Lawrenceville including Mayors Joe Yochum and Don Wagner respectively were part of the ribbon-cutting Friday evening for the new pilot licensing and training program being sponsored by the Mid-American Pilots […]

BALDWIN SENTENCED

55 year old Robert Baldwin of Vincennes was sentenced Friday to 65 years in prison for the murder of his five year old son. That sentence was handed down during a hearing in Knox Circuit […]

UNIT 10 BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Red Hill Unit 10 Board of Education met Thursday and did approve a tenative fiscal year 2020 budget. Superintedent Jakie Walker characterized the budget as being balanced. It will be placed on display for […]

Area Obituaries

Hendrix S. Pitcock

Six-week-old, Hendrix S. Pitcock, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 27, 2019 in Evansville to Randall Pitcock and Brittany Crank. Hendrix is survived by his parents, […]

Lois M. (Diggs) Becktell

Lois M. (Diggs) Becktell, age 95, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at the United Methodist Village – North Campus in Lawrenceville, Illinois. She was born April 28, 1924 in Lawrence County, […]

Alberta Faye Gray

Alberta Faye Gray, age 90, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN. She was a life-long resident of Bridgeport and a current resident of Bridgepoint Health Campus in Vincennes. […]

Colleen Kolter

Colleen Kolter, age 65, of Las Vegas, Nevada and formerly of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed July 30, 2019. She was born August 23, 1953 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Fiscus) Kolter. After […]

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  • Exclusive: Iran says it will not negotiate missile work, wants to export more oil August 25, 2019
    Iran wants to export a minimum of 700,000 barrels per day of its oil and ideally up to 1.5 million bpd if the West wants to negotiate with Tehran to save a 2015 nuclear deal, two Iranian officials and one diplomat told Reuters on Sunday. A second official said "Iran's ballistic missile program cannot and […]
  • Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our Earth August 25, 2019
    Pope Francis said Sunday that the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and is urging prayers that fires there are quickly controlled even as Brazil sent tens of thousands of soldiers out to confront the crisis. Francis added his voice to the chorus of international concern that the blazes in Brazil will have grave […]
  • CNN’s Brian Stelter: ‘We Can't Tiptoe’ Around Trump’s Mental Instability ‘Anymore’ August 25, 2019
    CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter called on media outlets to focus more coverage on what he feels is President Trump’s obvious mental instability, saying Sunday morning that it is an issue we can no longer “tiptoe around.”“He’s getting worse,” Stelter said at the top of his weekend show focussing on the media CNN’s Reliable […]

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