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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made three arrests Friday. Taken into custody were 35 year old David Higgins on a charge of Aggravated Domestic Battery, 39 year old Misty Wilkins on a

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SUMNER CITY COUNCIL

The Sumner City Council met in special session Thursday evening and after a long discussion, voted 4-3 to move forward with building a new approximately $1.2 million City Hall at 224 South Christy

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL

With Independence Day falling on a Tuesday in 2023, law enforcement in both Illinois and Indiana will be mobilizing to look for impaired drivers during this upcoming weekend prior to the holiday.

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STRONG STORMS HIT AREA

The National Weather Service (NWS) says that both southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana were hit hard by multiple rounds of severe weather Thursday with the strongest systems hitting

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ANTOINE TRIAL DATE

Trial date has been set in Knox County Indiana for the Florida man accused in the death of his daughter this past weekend in Vincennes. 63 year old Fritzner Antoine of Kissimmee Florida is charged

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