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TATE VIDEO HEARING

The former Lawrence County man convicted of killing a Wayne County Sheriffs Deputy late last year was in court via Zoom video Tuesday. 41 year old Ray Tate of Hopkinsville KY was convicted in April

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IDOT AVIATION SYSTEM PLAN

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has released the Illinois Aviation System Plan. The document identifies short and long term needs and goals of the state’s airports and is the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), 59 counties across the state are rated at the High Community Level for COVID-19 spread.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a local man on multiple offenses Sunday. Taken into custody was 42 year old Jason Lentz of rural Lawrenceville. He has been preliminarily charged

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department picked up two wanted Bridgeport women Friday. Both 36 year old Kelli Taylor and 39 year old Jennifer Vurdette were be sought for Failure to Appear in Court.

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L.C.C.C. SENTENCING

A Richland County man was sentenced to prison here in Lawrence County Circuit Court (LCCC) this week. States Attorney Michael Strange announced that Friday, 25 year old Trytton Jarvis of Olney pled

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