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ILLINOIS GAS TAX INCREASE

Lawrence County and other Illinois drivers will notice a small increase in gas prices beginning in the new month of July. The state fuel tax will increase by more than 3%. According to the Illinois […]

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Sunday arrested 57 year old Timothy Colclasure of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held there pending a detention hearing.

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) arrested three people on multiple offenses over this past weekend. 26 year old Brianna Stifle of Lawrenceville, 41 year old Christopher Howder of rural Lawrence County and 42 year […]

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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