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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police early Tuesday arrested 27 year old Harley Benton of Lawrenceville on charges of Domestic Battery and Unlawful Possession of Firearms by a Felon. Benton was booked into the

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AREA FREEZE WARNING

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning from 1 a.m. until 9 a.m. Central Time Wednesday for the entire WAKO listening area in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported there were 9,626 new cases of coronavirus this past weekend across the state with 54 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department has

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday arrested 37 year old Kyle Gosnell of Lawrenceville for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,581 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 40 more deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department indicates there were

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SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

Sumner Mayor Betty Brian has called a Special Session of the City Council for next week. It is scheduled for Tuesday April 20th at 6 p.m. The meeting will be to address the Fiscal Year 2021-22 City

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