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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 30 year old Zachary Riggs of Sumner Wednesday. He was wanted for Failure to Appear in Court and also on a warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council has set the City Wide Cleanup date for Monday May 3rd. Residents can visit the City of Bridgeport Facebook Page for items that will and will not be taken on that day or

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority met Tuesday night and were updated on preparations for the $2.5 million airport runway overlay project. It is still in the engineering phase. The airport is entering into a

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 3,193 new cases of coronavirus across the state with 17 more deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 1 case Tuesday bringing

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SHOOTING SUSPECT AT LARGE

Authorities in southwest Indiana and southeastern Illinois are on the lookout for a wanted shooting suspect. Reports out of Gibson County Indiana say that 49 year old Landon Bairfield of Princeton

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NEW GENERAL SURGEON AT GSH

Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes has announced that Dr. Bradly Vo has joined the medical team as a General Surgeon. He earned his medical degree from St Georges University School of Medicine in

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,433 new and confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 18 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 1 new case

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Monday arrested 40 year old William Dunlap of Lawrenceville on 2 counts of Aggravated Battery. No other details surrounding the case were given in the report. Dunlap was booked

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