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KNOX COUNTY 2020 BUDGET

The Knox County Indiana Council will begin working Thursday to form it’s fiscal year 2020 budget. They heard budgetary requests from each department head on Tuesday and Wednesday and will now

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police arrested two people Wednesday. Taken into custody were 61 year old Henry Arce and 36 year old Nereida Gonzalez both of Lawrenceville. Arce was charged with Battery and was

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RURAL LAWRENCEVILLE FIRE

Three units of the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District along with personnel from the Bridgeport Fire Department were called out Thursday to a residential garage fire in rural Lawrenceville.

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The City of Bridgeport is in good financial shape. That assessment of the city finances was made by Curt Bensen of Kemper CPA in the annual fiscal year audit report to the City Council Tuesday

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY MEETS

The Bi-State Authority Board of Directors met at the Mid-American Air Center northeast of Lawrenceville Tuesday evening. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz reported that the airport would be seeking

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ROBBERY SUSPECT IN COURT

An 18 year old Indianapolis teen charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Verizon Wireless store in Mt Carmel in July was in court Tuesday. Latrell Coe appeared in Wabash County Court

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STATE POLICE NITE PATROLS

The Illinois State Police out of District 12 in Effingham have announced they will be conducting Nightime Enforcement (NITE) patrols in Lawrence and Richland Counties through the end of September.

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VINCENNES FIRE

The Vincennes City Fire Department was called out early Wednesday morning to a structure fire. Units were dispatched around 12:30 a.m. Eastern time to the fire location at 9th and Seminary Streets.

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