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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 3,790 cases of coronavirus across the state with 28 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reports there were 2,248 positive

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department and Sumner Police arrested 30 year old Zachary Riggs of Sumner on multiple charges. They are Possession of Methamphetamine, Obstructing a Peace Officer and

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LVILLE CITY WIDE CLEANUP

The city of Lawrenceville has announced it will begin collecting items for the City-Wide Cleanup later this month. City crews will be making two passes through the city beginning on Monday April

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,931 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 13 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 1

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SHOOTING SUSPECTS SOUGHT

Vincennes Police and area law enforcement authorities are continuing to look for the three suspects in that shooting Monday night. The trio is believed to be traveling in a silver Crown Victoria.

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VINCENNES FIRE

Fire extensively damaged a Vincennes residence Tuesday morning with two people hospitalized. The blaze broke out at 1103 College Avenue. It started in the garage and spread to other area of the

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ELECTION TURNOUT LOW

The Lawrence County Consolidated Election is now in the history books. Of the 9,190 registered voters in the county, only 1,814 cast ballots at the polls Tuesday-a 19.74% turnout. In the contested

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