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OLNEY – Governor JB Pritzker announced that 15 Illinois community colleges will receive more than $103.5 million from the State of Illinois to expand existing facilities and construct new buildings.  more
LAWRENCEVILLE — Numbers within Lawrence County in regard to the 2020 U.S. Census aren’t where they should be, which has local leaders somewhat concerned. more
LAWRENCEVILLE — A Lawrenceville man says he and his son were acting in self-defense on June 11, when both were charged with aggravated battery in a public place. more
PETROLIA — The Petrolia Water District has announced that its customers will experience periods without water on Friday, Aug. 7 and that a boil order will be in effect once the water is restored. more
SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker has announced that 15 Illinois community colleges will receive more than $103.5 million to expand existing facilities and construct new buildings, among other projects. The investments are made possible by the Governor’s historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital plan, the most robust capital plan in Illinois history and the first in nearly a decade. more
SAINT FRANCISVILLE — After the first of the year, residents in St. Francisville will experience an increase in their trash pick-up service. more
VINCENNES – With the coronavirus pandemic impacting in-person activities on the Vincennes University campus, VU Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) College and Career Success Program Manager Shaun Brames was determined to make sure college-bound students could still take part in the annual VU JAG Summer Academy, and hence the one-week immersive college experience went virtual. more
EFFINGHAM — Illinois State Police District 12 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, today announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in District 12, which includes Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, and Richland Counties, answered 243 calls for service and initiated 743 incidents in the field. more
LAWRENCEVILLE — Any Lawrence Countian who ever enjoyed a cold sip of milk surely felt a twinge of sadness with the passing of Robert “Bob” Kolter on Tuesday, Aug. 4. more
LAWRENCEVILLE — Lawrence County residents who want to be tested for coronavirus can now do so free of charge at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital’s Primary Care Clinic, 211 Lexington Ave., in … more
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