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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 36 year old Lamont Hall of Lawrenceville for failure to appear in court for arraignment. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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HARVEST SEASON PERMITS

Farmers in Lawrence County and the surrounding area in Illinois may apply for Harvest Season Permits beginning on Sunday September first. That according to the Illinois Farm Bureau Department of

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Four people were arrested and charged during a joint saturation patrol this past weekend in Knox County Indiana. Vincennes Police, the Knox County Sheriffs Department, and Indiana State Police were

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BALDWIN SENTENCED

55 year old Robert Baldwin of Vincennes was sentenced Friday to 65 years in prison for the murder of his five year old son. That sentence was handed down during a hearing in Knox Circuit Court.

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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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