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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,569 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 139 additional deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have

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STABBING SUSPECT IN COURT

A Flora man charged in connection with multiple stabbings made a court appearance this week. 40 year old Shane Highsmith was arrested after alledgedly using a knife to wound three people during an

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,839 new and probable cases of coronavirus Tuesday across the state with 126 additional deaths. One of those occuring in Edwards County in

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday arrested 40 year old John Goodart of Lawrenceville. He was charged with Failure to Appear for Review. He was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of

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ILLINOIS GAS TAX

Drivers across the state of Illinois are now paying more in tax for gasoline. The state gas tax went up by 11.4 cents on Friday January 1st. That brings the state gas tax up to 50.1 cents per

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