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KNOX COUNTY INDIANA ARREST

The Knox County Sheriffs Department arrested a local man on multiple charges in Oaktown Monday morning. Reports indicate that deputies took 25 year old Thomas Miller of Oaktown into custody. He has

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LOCAL ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Monday arrested 60 Jack Dowell of Bridgeport on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (Alcohol). He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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GOOD SAM GIVING TREE

Good Samaritan Hospital employees this week once again continued a long tradition by purchasing Christmas gifts for needy children through the annual Giving Tree program. Through the program, gifts

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ILLINOIS MINIMUM WAGE

The Illinois minimum wage will increase on Saturday January First. 2022 will bring a $1 increase from $11 to $12 an hour for minimum wage workers in the state. Those under the age of 18 will earn

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LOUD NOISE INVESTIGATION

Late Tuesday morning at 11:20, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency was notified of a loud sound and shaking heard and felt by residents throughout south central Illinois. An investigation into

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