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JASPER COUNTY FAIR QUEEN

The 2021 Jasper County Fair has a new queen. She is 17 year old Alivia Huddleston of Newton. She was selected from among contestants at the annual Queen Pagaent Monday at the fairgrounds in Newton.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported only 185 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Monday along with only 4 deaths statewide. There were no new case reports for Monday by the Lawrence

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Monday arrested 40 year old Jeramy Moore of St Francisville for Failure to Appear (Review). He was also wanted on a Knox County Indiana warrant. Moore was taken to the Lawrence

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USDA CROP ACREAGE REPORTS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding Lawrence County and other area agriculture producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting to make an appointment with

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted Indiana man this past weekend. Taken into custody was 29 year old John Fry of Vincennes on an warrant from Knox County. He was taken to the

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BAEZ LIFTS CUBS TO WIN

Javier Baez hit a two run homer in the top of the first inning Thursday night and that was enough for Kyle Hendricks and three relievers to shut out the New York Mets 2-0 at Citi-Field. The Cubs

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