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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted out of state man Tuesday. Taken into custody was 39 year old Bobby Baughn of Batesville Arkansas for Failure to Appear in Court. He was

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,463 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 4 new deaths. The most recent Lawrence County Health Department information

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

There will be masks on students and staff when the Lawrence Unit #20 School District begins classes this Wednesday. That is because the Unit 20 Board of Education Friday evening voted 5-2 to

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the country and in the state of Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health reports there have been 1, 457,687 total cases with 23, 594

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