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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 49 year old Brian Carrie of  Lawrenceville on a charge of Probation Violation. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being

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ERBA STEP PROGRAM

The Embarras River Basin Agency has announced it is accepting applications for the Skills Training Employment Program (STEP).  The program assists income eligible individuals with training for

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LIBRARY LIFT REPAIRS

The Lawrence Public Library Board of trustees met Tuesday evening and moved to have the Otis Elevator Company out of Evansville to purchase the needed materials for a software replacement repair on

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,997 new and probable cases of coronavirus Tuesday with 19 additional deaths. The most recent Lawrence County Health Department figures show 2,406

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday arrested two local men on multiple charges. Taken into custody were 44 year old Jesse Boatright and 48 year old Russell Metz both of Lawrenceville. Each faces the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 782 new and confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state with 12 new deaths.  The Lawrence County Health Department reported 7 cases

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police made 4 local arrests. 74 year old Bonnie Graham of Lawrenceville was charged with Retail Theft Monday and was released from the Lawrence County Jail on $1500 bond. 32 Cara

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