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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will host three public meetings early next month to discuss the ongoing effort to update the State Water Plan. The live question and answer sessions will […]


More than half of the bankers surveyed in rural parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states are forecasting a drop in holiday retail sales this year compared to 2019 as the coronavirus pandemic worsens across […]


Bridgeport Police Saturday arrested 30 year old Zachary Riggs of Sumner on a charge of Probation Violation. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held on $30,000 bond. Vincennes Police Monday […]

Area Obituaries

Robert ‘Bob’ W. Garner

Robert ‘Bob’ W. Garner, age 59, of Vincennes, Indiana passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. He was born on October 10, 1961 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the […]

Elma Mae Hodges

Elma Mae Hodges, age 102, of Russellville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her residence. She was born on July 20, 1918 in Crawford County, Illinois, the only child of Everett A. […]

Gerald Allen “Jerry” Kerschner

Gerald Allen “Jerry” Kerschner, age 77 of Lawrenceville, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born May 22, 1943 in Marion, IN to Rev. Clarence Kerschner and his wife […]

Patricia Ann Emerton

Patricia Ann “Patty Pooh” Emerton, age 71 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Vincennes, IN at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born July 16, 1949 in Vincennes, IN to Charles E. Bell […]

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