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The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 2,589,640 cases of coronavirus across the state with 29,099 deaths since the pandemic began. The Lawrence County Health Department is reporting 124 positive cases […]


Congratulations to Miss Lawrence County Layni Andrews. She won a non-finalist award during the competition in this past weekends Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant in Springfield. Andrews was the winner of the Beauty and […]


Lawrenceville Police made four weekend arrests. Sunday, 40 year old Amanda McGuire of Lawrenceville was charged with Criminal Trespass and Unlawful Possession of Meth. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being […]

Area Obituaries

Michael Andrew “Mike” Davis

Michael Andrew “Mike” Davis, age 66 of Lawrenceville, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 in Evansville, IN at Select Specialty Hospital. He was born January 4, 1956 to Robert and Lois (Allen) Davis. He married […]

Donald Verl Piper

Donald Verl Piper, age 81, of Sumner, Illinois, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Lodge of the Wabash in Vincennes, Indiana. He was born on January 16, 1940, in Sumner, Illinois, the […]

Gladys LaVonne Livesay

Gladys LaVonne Livesay, age 94, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born on November 25, 1927, in O’Brien, Iowa the daughter […]

Jean (Taggart) Caldwell

Jean Taggart Caldwell, age 93, of Lawrenceville, IL, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 peacefully at her daughter’s home in Prospect KY.  She was born February 26, 1928, at home near Fillmore School, south of […]

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