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Vincennes University has announced that it will host Mid-Year Commencement ceremonies in-person on Saturday December 4th in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. The celebrations at 10:30 a.m. EST and 1 p.m. EST are the […]


The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,590 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with only 8 deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have been a total of 1,804,161 cases of the […]


It was a big day Monday for the Lawrenceville Moose Lodge. They hosted Paul Curtis who is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Moose International. He is the highest elected official in the Moose […]

Area Obituaries

Thelma L. Piper

Thelma L. Piper, age 84, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at her residence. She was born on March 19, 1937 in Lawrence County, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond T. and […]

Keith Ray Gaither

Keith Ray “Skeeter” Gaither, age 75 of Bridgeport, went to be with his Lord and Saviour Friday, November 26, 2021 with his wife and sons by his side in Vincennes, IN at Bridgepointe Healthcare. He was born in Olney at […]

Michael A. Bridges

Michael A. Bridges, age 36, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on November 26, 1984 in Tampa, Florida, the son of […]

Frances Ann Myers

Frances Ann Myers, age 91, of Sumner, Illinois passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Illinois. She was born on March 20, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter […]

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