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EFFINGHAM BANK ROBBERY

Effingham and other southeastern Illinois law enforcement authorities remain on the lookout for the suspect in a Wednesday morning financial institution robbery.  Reports indicate that a white

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

The Lawrence Unit 20 Board of Education met in special session Tuesday evening at the Lawrenceville High School Library. They entered into executive session to interview three candidates for two

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VINCENNES ARREST

Vincennes Police have arrested a wanted local man. Taken into custody was 29 year old Edward Cox of Vincennes on a Knox Superior Court One warrant for Domestic Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Tuesday arrested 38 year old Matthew Ramirez of Sumner for Probation Violation. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later released on $1500 bond.

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ERBA CSBG SCHOOL SUPPLIES

The Embarras River Basin Agency (ERBA) has announced it is taking applications for the CSBG (Community Service Block Grant) School Supply Program. It provides required school supplies to eligible

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday picked up a wanted local man. 44 year old Timothy Klingler of Lawrenceville was the subject of a warrant issued out of neighboring Richland County. He

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