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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported only 365 new cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 11 deaths. There were no new cases reported by the Lawrence County Health

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RESTAURANT NAME CHANGE

The Lawrenceville restaurant known as Buke’s Cafe at 1002 15th Street has officially changed names as of Tuesday. Owners Lindi and Tesa Bekteshi Monday announced the new name will be Midpoint

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Coronavirus numbers continue to fall across the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported only 244 new cases with just 14 deaths Monday. The Lawrence County Health Department did not

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UPDATED GSH VISITATION

Good Samaritan Hospital In Vincennes has announced updated visitation guidelines starting Monday June 7th. Visiting hours for Inpatient units and Inpatient Rehabilitation will be 10 a.m. until 8

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,506 new cases of coronavirus across the state over the weekend with 84 new deaths. The latest Lawrence County Health Department case total is

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENTS

Lawrenceville Police dealt with two two vehicle accidents Saturday. The first occured at 8 a.m. in the backlot of the U.S. Post Office at 1014 Jefferson Street. A 2007 Box Truck being driven by

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