Local News

Lawrenceville Police Investigating Hit-and-Run

   Lawrenceville Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident which occurred Sunday afternoon. A parked 2015 Chevy owned by Kristen Aldridge was struck on the front passenger’s side by an unknown vehicle.  The vehicle left the […]

Early morning power outage in Knox County

   145 Win Energy REMC customers in Knox County were without power this morning. The outage affected the Wheatland and Monroe City area.  Power went out at 4:35am and was restored about 6:20am.  No word […]

Area Obituaries

Wanda Frances (Armstrong) Laslie

Wanda Frances (Armstrong) Laslie 75 of Bridgeport passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on January 8, 1943 to Frances (Loudermilk) Armstrong […]

Virginia Mae May

Virginia Mae May, 89, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the United Methodist Village-North Campus in Lawrenceville, Illinois. She was born May 31, 1929 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Lyman […]

Michael A. Shoulders

Michael A. Shoulders, 53, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. He was born October 7, 1965 in Bronx, New York, the son of Norman and […]

Anna Christine Wilkes Seed

Anna Christine Wilkes Seed Ann left this life at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield, Illinois for a better place on August 9, 2018. She was 101 years young. She was born on November 14, 1916 […]

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  • Auto titan Ghosn arrested over 'significant' financial misconduct November 19, 2018
    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is facing dismissal after his reported arrest in Japan over allegations of financial misconduct, the firm's CEO said Monday, in a shocking fall from grace for one of the world's best-known businessmen. The Japanese automaker's CEO Hiroto Saikawa told journalists the Nissan board would meet on Thursday to discuss firing Ghosn, […]
  • UK PM May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge November 19, 2018
    British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. Since striking a deal with the EU on Tuesday, May has faced the most perilous crisis of her premiership with several ministers resigning, including her […]
  • Some California wildfire victims may never be found: searcher November 19, 2018
    (Editor's Note: Please be advised this story contains details that may upset some readers) By Andrew Hay (Reuters) - Searchers looking for the remains of victims of the wildfire that destroyed the Northern California town of Paradise said some bodies may never be found because of the intensity of the blaze. "We have been told […]

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