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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports there were 1700 new and confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 55 deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department  reported 4

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation into a recent two vehicle accident on Lexington Avenue near 8th Street. Reports indicate that on Wednesday about 6:30 p.m. a 2016 Jeep

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Thursday arrested 50 year old Shawn Weirich of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later released

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COLORECTAL CANCER MONTH

Prevention is the key to fighting colon cancer and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lawrence County Memorial Hospital and others around the area are encouraging the community to take advantage of

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,682 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 30 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reports

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday arrested 26 year old Dakota Koonce of Sumner on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was booked into the Lawrence County

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