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The Illinois State Fire Marshalls Office along with local fire officials are reminding Lawrence County and other parents to keep safety in mind when it comes to fall decorations and Halloween costumes. According to the […]


The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will host it’s Annual Dinner Meeting early next month. It is scheduled for Monday November 8th at the Lawrence County Junior Fairgrounds on U.S. 50 between Bridgeport and Sumner. […]


The Vincennes Board of Works and Safety took steps to fight hunger Monday when they approved an over $22,500 draw of the $100,000 the city received for COVID-19 Phase III relief. The money will be […]

Area Obituaries

Sharon Johnson Judy

Sharon Johnson Judy, age 67 of Lawrenceville, passed away peacefully Friday, October 22, 2021 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born in Lawrenceville on September 18, 1954 to Ira and Helen (Cave) Johnson. […]

Pauline “Shine” Updike

Pauline “Shine” Updike made her goal of 100 years of age on September 22, 2021. She then passed away shortly after on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 in Vincennes, IN at Bridgepointe Health Campus. She was […]

Paul David Hussey

Paul David Hussey, age 89, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021 at his residence. He was born on December 08, 1931 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the son of Louis and Clara (Burrell) […]

N. Helen Alspach-Raney

N. Helen Alspach-Raney passed away at the age of 99 on October 22, 2021, at Oakview Nursing and Rehab, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born March 30, 1922, in Bridgeport, Illinois, […]

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