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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council has approved seeking a 5 year loan to help cover the cost of the sewer lagoon project. Mayor Michael Craske reported Tuesday night that the bid for the project came in

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY MEETS

The Bi-State Authority Board of Directors met in regular monthly session Tuesday night at the Mid-America Air Center. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz reported on the estimates to repair the terminal

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U.S. 50 CLOSURE

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that U.S. 50 between Business U.S. 50 and Illinois Route 1 north of Lawrenceville will close for a three hour period Thursday evening. The

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation into a single vehicle accident Monday in the 1100 block of 22nd Street. Reports indicate that on Monday about 7:30 p.m. a 2019 Chevrolet

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday arrested 36 year old Bradley Heath of Lawrenceville for violation of an order of protection. He was being held in the Lawrence County Jail pending the setting of bond

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested an Indiana man on a charge of residential burglary. Taken into custody was 32 year old Clayton Phillips of Monroe City. No other arrest

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