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MAY LAWRENCEVILLE POLICE REPORT

Lawrenceville Police Chief Jim White has released his departmental activity report for the month of May. The department received 330 calls for an officer. Those officers dealt with 26 public nuisance complaints, 7 domestic interventions […]

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FATAL SOUTHWEST INDIANA ACCIDENT

One person was killed early Friday morning in an accident in southwestern Indiana. The Sullivan County Sheriffs Department reports that they were dispatched around 2 a.m. ET to Indiana State Road 54 and Section Street-the […]

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LAWRENCEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

The Lawrenceville City Council met in regular session Thursday night at City Hall. They approved on first reading the annual appropriations ordinance of approximately $6.3 million, a 1 1/2% increase from the previous year. Formal […]

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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