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VINCENNES STORM CLEANUP

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum says it will take a few more days for the city to recover and clean up from the Wednesday night storms. He assessed the damage as extensive throughout various areas

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STAY HOME FOR EASTER

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and other top state health officials are urging Lawrence County and other area residents to stay home and celebrate the Easter holiday weekend. He was asked by

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a Bridgeport man for Domestic Battery this week. 60 year old Timothy Shaffer was charged with the offense Wednesday and was being held on $5000

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STORM RECOVERY CONTINUES

Recovery efforts continue from the Wednesday night storms which hammered Lawrence and Knox counties with damaging winds, rain, and hail. There were multiple reports of downed trees and power lines

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