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NEW SAMARITAN CENTER LOGO

Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes has announced the launch of a new logo for it’s Samaritan Center Behavioral Health Services. The new logo reflects the service lines growth and vision for

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SUPREME COURT APPEAL

Reports out of Springfield indicate that Governor J.B. Pritzker is taking his lost appeal of the school masking mandate to the Illinois Supreme Court. The Governor’s office is working with

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Saturday arrested 41 year old Kristin Coonce of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held pending bond. The

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EMBARRAS FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning issued for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville continues through this coming Sunday February 27th. The river Monday morning was at 34.3 feet and rising. It is now expected to

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FLOOD WATCH ISSUED

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch effective late Monday night through Tuesday afternoon for the WAKO listening area. A Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flooding

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LCMH PAIN CLINIC ADDITION

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital has announced the addition of Heather Curtis to the staff of it’s Pain Management Clinic. Curtis is a Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated with a Masters

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CORN CHECKOFF REFERENDUM

The Illinois Department of Agriculture on Thursday February 10th held a public hearing regarding comment on a proposed referendum for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. The referendum proposes

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PRITZGER APPEAL DENIED

The Illinois 4th District Appellate Court late this week denied Governor J.B. Pritzger’s appeal of the Temporary Restraining Order regarding his school mask mandate. It also covered mandates

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