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The Wabash General Hospital (WGH) Board of Directors met this week and did approve work to be done at the new Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic location here in Lawrence County. The clinic is moving […]


Vincennes University will be the site of a town hall meeting for all military veterans Thursday. The session is scheduled for 5 until 8 p.m. ET at Governors Hall and will deal with the PACT […]


Authorities in Vincennes say a suspect has been charged with Arson in connection with two suspicious fires earlier this month in the city. The Indiana State Fire Marshalls Office Tuesday night took 38 year old […]

Area Obituaries

Clarence Leslie Phillips

Clarence Leslie Phillips, age 82 of Vincennes, IN and formerly of Lawrence County, IL, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023, at Willow Manor of Vincennes, IN. He was born May 2, 1941, in Denison […]

Claude Benjamin “Ben” Wirth

Claude Benjamin “Ben” Wirth, age 77 of rural Lawrenceville, passed away Friday, September 22, 2023, at Aperion Care of Bridgeport. He was born August 13, 1946, in Lawrence County to Lillian Pearl Wirth. Ben was […]

James D. Cotton

James D. Cotton, age 72, of St. Francisville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born on November 05, 1950, the son of Charles […]

Larry Neal Gaither

Larry Neal Gaither, age 82 of Bridgeport, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023, in Vincennes, Indiana at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born July 15, 1941, in Vincennes, IN to Murl and Mildred (Morehead) Gaither. […]

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