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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), 28 counties across the state are now rated at High Community Level for COVID-19 spread. Among

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Saturday made two arrests. 28 year old Logan Musgrave of rural Bridgeport was charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Resisting and

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) made two arrests Friday. Taken into custody was 51 year old Steven Workman of Vincennes. He was wanted on a Knox County Indiana warrant and was also

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VINCENNES STANDOFF

Authorities in Vincennes say that a situation involving a man barricading himself inside a residence ended peacefully this week. Vincennes Police report the incident began Thursday when officers

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UNIT 10 MAINTENENCE GRANT

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has distributed the first round of the fiscal year 2022 School Maintenence Grants totaling $30 million to over 600 eligible applicants. Grantees will be

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REGIONAL DROUGHT

The National Weather Service says that several areas of the state of Illinois are experiencing drought conditions. Precipitation levels have been down and large chucks of northern, central and

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