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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,863 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 32 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department indicates that between

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AREA DEATH INVESTIGATION

The Illinois State Police have been called in to assist in the investigation of a death and home invasion in Clay County. The Clay County Sheriffs Department received a report that 80 year old

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LCMH MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital has announced it is partnering with Affinity Family Health and Wellness in Olney for a mobile mammography event in October. LCMH will be bringing it’s mobile

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AUGUST UNEMPLOYMENT

Unemployment rose from July to August in most southeastern Illinois counties. That according to data recently released by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Lawrence County had a

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health has adopted the Center for Disease Control recommendations for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. That was announced this past weekend by IDPH

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 2 out of county subjects Saturday. Taken into custody was 42 year old Lee Ann Meridith of Vincennes for Probation Violation. She was being held on

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VINCENNES HIT AND RUN

Vincennes Police are continuing to investigate a car-bicycle hit and run incident in which one person was seriously injured. Preliminary reports indicate the Sunday morning mishap occured when the

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LAWRENCE COUNTY CROP WALK

Lawrence County residents will band together to fight against hunger locally, nationally and globally this weekend with the CROP Walk Sunday at 2 p.m. at the southside shelter at Red Hills State

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