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Preliminary fall enrollment data shows that fewer students are enrolling in community colleges across Illinois in the latest enrollment report compiled by the Illinois Community College Board. The 2020 Fall Enrollment Report shows that total […]


Lawrenceville Mayor Don Wagner has announced that the City Council Utilities Committee will be meeting late this month. The session will be on Wednesday October 28th at 10 a.m. in the mayor’s office at City […]


The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 3,113 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state with 22 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department was notified Monday of two county residents testing positive-a […]

Area Obituaries

Christian ‘Chrissy’ Ann Johnson

Christian ‘Chrissy’ Ann Johnson, age 50, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born on December 05, 1969 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Murl Harvey, Sr. […]

Uriah Shiloh Robinson

Uriah Shiloh Robinson, also known as William Curtis Collins, age 69, of Flat Rock, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Dixon, Illinois. He was born on February 08, 1951 in Richland County, […]

George Daniel Selby

George Daniel Selby 73 of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, October 14th at 12:23 P.M. at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana with his loving family at his side. He was born on […]

Ronald L. Simmons

Ronald L. Simmons, age 88, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born on September 22, 1932 in Allendale, Illinois, the son […]

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