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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health is now reporting a total of 2,149,548 cases of coronavirus and 27,821 deaths across the state since the pandemic began. There were 14 positive cases

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department late last week arrested 25 year old Kristopher Newberry of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was being held pending bond in the Lawrence

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 21,098 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 50 new deaths. There were 31 positive cases reported Wednesday by the Lawrence

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police made two arrests. Taken into custody was 58 year old Stacie Guite of Lawrenceville on a Knox County Indiana warrant. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being

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SHOOTING SUSPECT CAPTURED

The Illinois State Police report that a 40 year old Hopkinsville Kentucky man with Lawrence County Illinois ties has been captured and charged with the murder of a Wayne County Illinois Sheriffs

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NEW F.O.I.D. CHANGES

The Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) process in Illinois should be more timely and convenient for Lawrence County and other gun owners in 2022. Starting Saturday January first, the Illinois

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 20,804 new cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 96 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department were notified of 46

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