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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday handled a two vehicle collision at the Lawrenceville Walmart at 2910 West Haven Road. Reports indicate that just after 3:30 p.m. a 2011 Chevrolet being driven by

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LOCAL ARREST

Bridgeport Police Tuesday picked up a local man. Taken into custody was 28 year old John Koonce of Lawrenceville on a Bond Revocation. He was being held in the Lawrence County Jail.

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ROSCOE CUNNINGHAM DIES

Lawrence County lost one of it’s longtime champions.  97 year old Roscoe Cunningham of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday. Cunningham was a successful attorney, businessman and community

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle accident at Parkside Elementary School Monday morning. Reports indicate that around 8:30 a.m. a 2004 Dodge Dakota being driven by Merril Clark of

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ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

A Knox County Indiana man is in custody after alledgedly being involved in two southeastern Illinois armed robberies late last week. The Knox County Sheriffs Department announcing the arrest of

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UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS IN AREA

The Illinois Department of Employment Security reports that unemployment is trending down from September to October across southeastern Illinois. The jobless rate in October in Lawrence County was

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