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102nd District Republican State Representative Adam Niemerg has announced that his Travelling Satellite Office Hours will be in Jasper, Richland and Lawrence Counties on Thursday April 6th. A member of his staff will be available […]


The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced a major road repair project will begin next week in neighboring Richland County. An approximately 12 mile resurfacing project on US 50 will begin on Monday April […]


The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 41 year old Jordan Jones of Lawrenceville on a charge of Home Invasion. Lawrenceville Police Monday arrested 41 year old Ryan Bearden of Lawrenceville also for Home Invasion. […]

Area Obituaries

Conny “CW” Ray Wright

Mr. Conny “CW” Ray Wright, 75, of Robinson, crossed over to the banks of Jordan at 1:59a.m. Saturday March 25, 2023, and was met by his angels who ushered him up to his Lord and […]

Myra A. “Midge” Gunn

Myra A. “Midge” Gunn, age 83 of rural Lawrenceville, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born May 10, 1939 in Denison Township to John and Edith (Lawrence) Carie. On […]

Robert Mandell Steffey

Robert Mandell Steffey, age 91, of Flat Rock, Illinois passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born on March 30, 1931 in Lawrence County, […]

David Wayne Marshall

David Wayne Marshall, age 55, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. He was born on January 16, 1968 in Vincennes, Indiana, the son of […]

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