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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

Two wanted Indiana men were picked up Friday by the Lawrence County Sheriffs Department. Taken into custody were 23 year old Joshua Banks and 39 year old Aaron Cary both of Vincennes both for

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LOCAL ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) Thursday picked up a wanted Lawrence County woman. Taken into custody was 22 year old Shwana Taylor Lawrenceville on a Lawrence County arrest warrant.

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AIR QUALITY ALERT

The National Weather Service along with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has issued an Air Quality Alert for the entire WAKO listening area across southeastern Illinois and southwestern

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SUMNER CITY COUNCIL

The Sumner City Council met in special session Wednesday afternoon at City Hall. The meeting was called by Mayor Betty Brian in regard to bids received for the planned new City Hall construction

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RILEY MEDAL OF HONOR

Deputy Sean Riley of the Wayne County Sheriffs Department was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor Wednesday in Springfield. It was given out by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzger and Illinois

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