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UNCORKED FESTIVAL

The 7th annual Uncorked Festival sponsored by the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. CDT at the North Side of Red Hill State Park on US 50 between

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle collision late Friday morning at the intersection of 15th and Walnut Streets. Reports indicate that a 2011 Subaru being driven by Barbara Wilson of

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BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police Friday arrested a rural Bridgeport man on multiple charges after a traffic stop. Taken into custody was 62 year old Benny Leib of R.R.#1 Bridgeport for Unlawful Display of a

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VINCENNES STREET CLOSING

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum has announced that Friday afternoon, repair crews with CenterPoint Energy and Jerry David Paving will be closing 7th Street between Broadway and Buntin Streets for paving

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police early Friday arrested a Lawrence County man. 38 year old Cameron Jones of Bridgeport was wanted on a warrant from the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). He was also

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department picked up a wanted Indiana man Wednesday. Taken into custody was 23 year old Anthony Boas of Vincennes. He was wanted on a warrant for Failure to Appear

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MISSING AREA WOMAN FOUND

A missing area woman has been found safe and sound. The Clay County Illinois Sheriffs Department Wednesday reported that 26 year old Shadie Thomas was located. She was reported missing in early May

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