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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday picked up a wanted local man. 50 year old Michael Steffey of St Francisville was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Appear in Court. He was taken

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KNOX COUNTY TRIAL

Reports out of Knox County Indiana indicate that a Circuit Court jury found a Vincennes man guilty of the charge of Felony Aggravated Battery after trial this week. The verdict was rendered after

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ACE PATROLS

The Illinois State Police Troop 9 based out of Effingham has announced that they will be conducting Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrols during the month of August in Lawrence and

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SUMNER CITY COUNCIL

The Sumner City Council met Tuesday evening at City Hall and held a lengthy discussion on the alleyway behind the building. The owner of the building located there has an easement for right of way

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Hall met Tuesday at the City Hall and dealt with a range of topics.  Mayor Tyler Griffin indicated that the city is still working on tearing down dilapidated buildings and

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority, which governs the Mid-American Air Center located northeast of Lawrenceville met in regular session Tuesday at the airport terminal board room. The group was updated on the

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NEWTON MAN HELD FOR TRIAL

Probable cause was found Tuesday in Jasper County Circuit Court to hold a Newton man over for trial. 30 year old Paul Schoonover made his initial appearance after being charged with five counts of

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Tuesday arrested 47 year old Tara Davis of Lawrenceville for Criminal Trespass to Real Property. She was being held pending the setting of bond in the

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