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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1.542 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 42 new deaths. There were no new cases reported by the Lawrence County Health

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Thursday arrested 35 year old Michael Murphy of Vincennes on a Lawrence County warrant for Failure to Appear and 34 year old Ricky Pinkstaff also of

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RYBURN TRIAL DATE SET

The trial date has now been set for the man charged in a November 2008 rape case in Vincennes. 33 year old Gustavo Ryburn made an initial appearance Thursday in Knox Superior Court One. He is

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board Wednesday recognized a longtime county employee for her years of service. Linda Kissell is stepping down as the chief assessment officer for the county after 25 years in

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,633 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 28 additional deaths. No new cases reported in Lawrence County with the overall

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BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police early Thursday arrested 34 year old Kelli Taylor of Bridgeport on a charge of Domestic Battery. She was taken to the Lawrence County jail and was being held there pending the

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