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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday arrested a wanted out of state man. Taken into custody was 46 year old Wayne Dowty of Winter Haven, Florida on a warrant out of Florida. He was taken to the Lawrence

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VU MID-YEAR COMMENCEMENT

Vincennes University has announced that it will host Mid-Year Commencement ceremonies in-person on Saturday December 4th in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center. The celebrations at 10:30 a.m.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,590 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with only 8 deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have been a total of 1,804,161

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SOUTHWEST INDIANA FATALITY

Sullivan County Indiana authorities have released the name of a man killed and his passenger who was critically injured in a single vehicle accident Sunday northeast of Carlisle. 40 year old Jeremy

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VINCENNES STREET REPAIRS

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum has announced that Burnett Lane will once again be closed between Washington Avenue and Ridge Street for water utilities repairs Monday morning through Tuesday November

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Lawrence County Health Department reports there were 34 positive cases of coronavirus this past week in the county. All are currently isolating in their places of residence. There are 56 active

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LOCAL WEEKEND ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department late last week arrested 47 year old Fredrick Kitchell of Lawrenceville on a charge of Escape and he was being held on $20,000 bond in the Lawrence County

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