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VINCENNES CITY NEWS

The City of Vincennes announced Friday that the offices of Mayor, City Clerk Treasurer, City Inspector, Parks Department and City Engineer will be operating by appointment only until further

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 8,828 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus Thursday with 181 deaths statewide. Since the pandemic began, there have been 879,428 cases

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PETROLIA WATER BOIL ORDER

The Petrolia Water District Friday issued a boil order till further notice. It is in effect for customers in the area of North Frontage Lane north to Sawyer Road and around Club Kilroy Road.

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police arrested an out of county man Thursday. Taken into custody was 32 Kyle Tarrant of Noble. He was charged with Aggravated battery and was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and

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UNEMPLOYMENT SCAM

Lawrence County and area residents are being warned about a scam regarding the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Law enforcement authorities are receiving reports about people getting

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UNIT #20 BOARD MEETING

A number of concerned parents were on hand for the Lawrence Unit #20 Board of Education meeting Wednesday held at the Lawrenceville High School Gym. The group wanted to know how the decision to

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board Wednesday approved resolutions to provide a match of federal funding for the construction of two deck beam bridges. $30,000 will go toward work on the Raccoon Creek bridge

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