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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested an out of state man early Friday. Taken into custody was 26 year old Colin Goff of Sarasota, Florida on a charge of Driving While License Revoked. He was […]

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RED HILL UNIT #10 SCHOOL BOARD

The Red Hill Unit #10 Board of Education met in regular monthly session Thursday at Red Hill Junior/Senior High School in Bridgeport. They heard a presentation about the creation of a school based health clinic […]

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TOYOTA BOSHUKU 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Friday is a special day at the Toyota Boshuku, Illinois LLC production plant located east of Lawrenceville. The company is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary at it’s 100 Trim Masters Drive location. In 1999, the facility […]

Area Obituaries

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Vernon D. Sires

Vernon D. Sires, age 94, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2024 at his residence. He was born on August 26, 1929 in California. He married Delia ‘Rose’ Thornton on August 27, […]

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Barbara Jeanette Gulledge

Barbara Jeanette Gulledge, age 77 of Bridgeport, passed away at her home Saturday, April 20, 2024. She was born in Bridgeport on October 20, 1946, to Sterling Potts, Sr. and his wife Velma (Reisinger) Potts. […]

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Nancy Lou Putnam

Nancy Lou Putnam, age 87, of Jackson, Tennessee, formerly of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Christian Care Center in Medina, Tennessee. She was born on July 13, 1936 in Lawrenceville, […]

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