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The Rides Mass Transit District has announced it will be providing transportation to the polls here in Illinois on Election Day Tuesday November 3rd. The service will be offered to all residents of the company’s […]


The Lawrence Public Library Board of Trustees Tuesday met in regular monthly session at the library in downtown Lawrenceville. Executive Director Dianne Brumley informed the board of the reciept of a Fiscal Year 2020 Per […]

Area Obituaries

Christian ‘Chrissy’ Ann Johnson

Christian ‘Chrissy’ Ann Johnson, age 50, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born on December 05, 1969 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Murl Harvey, Sr. […]

Uriah Shiloh Robinson

Uriah Shiloh Robinson, also known as William Curtis Collins, age 69, of Flat Rock, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Dixon, Illinois. He was born on February 08, 1951 in Richland County, […]

George Daniel Selby

George Daniel Selby 73 of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, October 14th at 12:23 P.M. at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana with his loving family at his side. He was born on […]

Ronald L. Simmons

Ronald L. Simmons, age 88, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born on September 22, 1932 in Allendale, Illinois, the son […]

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