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POOL OPENING DELAYED

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum announced Friday that due to predicted low temperatures for Saturday May 29th, the scheduled opening of the Rainbow Beach pool will be delayed until Sunday May 30th. Pool

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AREA UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS

Unemployment rates went down from March to April across much of southeastern Illinois. That according to individual county figures released this week by the Illinois Department of Employment

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 891 new cases of coronavirus Thursday with 42 additional deaths across the state. One of those deaths occurring in neighboring Richland County-a 50

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Health Department arrested a wanted out of county man. Taken into custody was 28 year old Steven Moore of Flora. He was found to be the subject of arrest warrants from both Clay

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in a special session Wednesday afternoon at the Lawrence County Courthouse regarding pending state legislation in Springfield governing rules for renewable energy

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 1,139 new cases of coronavirus across the state with 27 additional deaths. There were no new case reports by the Lawrence County Health

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