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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests Wednesday. Taken into custody was 32 year old Matthew Mattingly of Huntingburg Indiana for Probation Violation. He was being held pending

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EDWARDSPORT INDIANA FIRE

Reports out of Knox County indicate that the Indiana State Fire Marshalls Office has been called in to investigate the cause of the major fire earlier this week in Edwardsport. The blaze at the Old

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NIEMERG LEGISLATION

109th District Republican State Representative Adam Niemerg has announced that the Illinois House has passed legislation he co-sponsored that restores the ability of friends and loved ones to visit

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UKRAINE WAR SCAMS

The Illinois Better Business Bureau is warning local and area residents of scammers looking to capitalize on the ongoing Ukraine War. Investigators with the organization say that reports have been

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MAJOR KNOX COUNTY FIRE

There are preliminary reports of a major fire in Knox County Indiana Tuesday night. Multiple firefighting agencies were mobilized around 9:30 p.m. ET to the old lumber yard in the town of

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DISTRACTED DRIVING MONTH

April is Distracted Driving Month across Illinois and the Illinois Secretary of State along with local and area law enforcement are reminding Lawrence County and other drivers about the dangers of

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