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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,304 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus Tuesday across the state with 47 additional deaths. The latest Lawrence County Health

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police reported two arrests. The most recent occurred early Wednesday when 30 year old Brian Freeney of Glenwood Illinois was taken into custody. He was charged with Battery,

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AMAZON/VU PARTNERSHIP

Amazon and Vincennes University this week announced they are partners in a bold new program. The Mechatronics and Robotics Apprenticeship (MRA) is a U.S. Department of Labor registered

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 30 year old Nathan Carson-White of Decker Indiana on 2 counts of Failure to Appear in Court. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday reported 2,312 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state with 16 additional deaths. The latest Lawrence County Health Department figures

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FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES

The National Weather Service has continued the Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville through Thursday. The river Tuesday morning was at 29.4 feet just below flood stage of 30 feet.

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CARBON MONOXIDE DANGER

The Illinois State Fire Marshalls Office is warning Lawrence County and other area residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide. It is hard to detect since it is colorless, odorless and

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports 9,929 cases of coronavirus across the state this past weekend with 176 additional deaths. The most recent Lawrence County Health Department figures

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police arrested 45 year old Jeremie Cummins of Lawrenceville on charges of Driving While License Suspended and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition by a Felon. He was booked into the

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