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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

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JULY UNEMPLOYMENT

The Illinois Department of Employment Security has issued unemployment rates for July in southeastern Illinois. Figures indicate that joblessness rose from June to July in Lawrence County. The rate

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Friday arrested 33 year old Lekevin Baker of Lawrenceville on a charge of domestic battery. Baker was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation of a two vehicle accident earlier this week. The mishap occured late Wednesday afternoon about 5:30 at the intersection of State and 15th

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular monthly session Wednesday at the Lawrence County Courthouse and approved the low bid of Allendale Gravel Company of around $368,000 for construction of a

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