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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in special session Monday afternoon at the Lawrence County Courthouse and took some fiscal action. After a public hearing, they approved the Fiscal Year 2021 Tax Levy

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IDNS STATE WATER PLAN

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will host three public meetings early next month to discuss the ongoing effort to update the State Water Plan. The live question and

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RURAL INDEX FALLS

More than half of the bankers surveyed in rural parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states are forecasting a drop in holiday retail sales this year compared to 2019 as the coronavirus pandemic

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police Saturday arrested 30 year old Zachary Riggs of Sumner on a charge of Probation Violation. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held on $30,000 bond. Vincennes

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