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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 28 year old Ryan Shoulders of Robinson on two counts of Failure to Appear on drug charges. He was being held on $6000 bond in the Lawrence

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 34 year old Thomas Wingard of Vincennes for Violation of a Civil No-Contact Order and Failure to Appear for Review. He was being held in the

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MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

The Illinois Department of Revenue is reminding minimum wage workers in Lawrence County and the surrounding area to check their paychecks for a raise. The minimum wage in the state is now $9.25 an

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LOCAL MAN SENT TO PRISON

A Lawrence County man was sentenced to prison this week in court. States Attorney Michael Strange announced that on Monday 42 year old Michael Vinsel of Lawrenceville was given a term of 15 years

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