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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met Wednesday at the county courthouse in Lawrenceville and did approved a finalized ordinance regulating and governing large solar power energy projects. The legislation

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday picked up 47 year old Jimmy Eaton of Vincennes. He was wanted on a Lawrence County warrant for Retail Theft. Eaton was taken to the Lawrence County

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L.H.S. EVACUATION

Lawrence Unit 20 officials have informed WAKO News that Lawrenceville High School (LHS) was evacuated of students and staff after administration at the school were advised and made aware of a

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I.E.C.C BOARD

The Board of Trustees of the Illinois Eastern Community College (IECC) District #529 adopted an operating fund budget of over $35 million for fiscal year 2022-23 at it’s regular session

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BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police Tuesday arrested a wanted local woman. 47 year old Chastity Wilcox of Bridgeport was picked up on a bench warrant for Failure to Appear in Court. She was taken to the Lawrence

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests Monday. Taken into custody was 22 year old Austin Lawrence of Lawrenceville for Probation Violation. He was being held on $3000 bond in the

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