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Gayle Lynn Bridges

Gayle Lynn Bridges, 60, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born December 9, 1957 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, the daughter of William […]

Harold W. Carter

Harold W. Carter, 35, of Washington, Indiana passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at his residence. He was born November 12, 1982 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the son of Jeffery W. Carter and Marjorie (Littlejohn) Carter-McKendree. […]

John L. Jones

John L. Jones 74 of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at his home with his loving family at his side. John was born on March 2, 1944 to Ralph and Louise […]

Harold S. ‘Hokey’ Wimbley

Harold S. ‘Hokey’ Wimbley, 65, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born June 3, 1952 in Lawrence County, Illinois, the son of Joseph Clifford and Thelma […]

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  • Box Office Top 20: 'Deadpool 2' dethrones 'Infinity War' May 21, 2018
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top spot at the box office. 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2" grossed $125.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, slightly less than the first film's record-breaking $132.4 million launch.
    The Associated Press
  • Despite Spotify change, R. Kelly's streams still intact May 21, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming numbers for R. Kelly have remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.
    The Associated Press
  • A watchdog group asks Netflix to pull '13 Reasons Why' May 21, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its "13 Reasons Why" series because of potentially harmful content.
    The Associated Press