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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 31 year old Jacob Judy of Bridgeport. He was charged with Domestic Battery and Unlawful Use of Weapons and  was being held on $1500 bond in

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RED HILL CLASS OF 2021

Early congratulations to the Red Hill High School Class of 2021. They will walk the aisles, receive their diplomas, flip the tassells and throw the hats Sunday.  Graduation ceremonies take place 

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday reported 1,918 new cases of coronavirus across the state with 35 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department indicating no new cases.  The

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

The process toward selecting a new Parkview Junior High Principal got underway Wednesday evening. The Unit 20 Board of Education met in special session and interviewed 2 candidates for the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports there were 1,795 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 26 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported just 1 case

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 28 Cody Carrell of Flat Rock at the Lawrence County Courthouse in Lawrenceville. He was charged with Violation of Bail Bond and was taken

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