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Illinois Department of Public Health pauses use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

April 13, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – In accordance with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution.  The CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

Law enforcement report: April 7 - April 12

April 13, 2021

The following is a list of local arrests and traffic accidents in Lawrence County for April 7 - April 12.

ERBA offering college scholarships to eligible individuals

April 12, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Embarras River Basin Agency, Inc. (ERBA), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), will have scholarships available for income eligible individuals who want to attend college this fall.

The American Legion Auxiliary Lawrence Unit 28 delivered Easter baskets to veterans at Heritage House in Hutsonville, Aperion Care in Bridgeport and the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville. Veterans at the Heritage House received $5 McDonald's gift cards, an Easter card, a chocolate bunny and other assorted candy. Veterans at Aperion Care and UMV received a large chocolate bunny, a solar bunny, a plush Easter bunny, an Easter card and other assorted candy. Illinois Department President Sue Conniff Coughlin of the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Illinois assisted in payment of the Easter baskets. The activity departments at the facilities delivered the baskets. Pictured, outside the Heritage House, with several veterans are: President Beverly Sheley, Rose Hart, Joanne Fritch and Leona Thacker.

Legion Auxiliary delivers Easter baskets to veterans

April 12, 2021

The American Legion Auxiliary Lawrence Unit 28 delivered Easter baskets to veterans at Heritage House in Hutsonville, Aperion Care in Bridgeport and the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville.

City of Lawrenceville to flush distribution lines

April 12, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — The City of Lawrenceville will begin flushing the distribution lines throughout the city on Monday, April 19. Flushing will continue throughout the week.

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Lady Indians, Lady Salukis both lose pair of LIC matches

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 13, 2021

Struggles continued on the court for both of Lawrence County’s high school volleyball teams, as each...

RHJH girls split, PJHS wins one of six recently

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 13, 2021

Wins were few and far between for junior high girls’ basketball teams from Lawrence County recently....

PJHS, RHJH track teams compete in meets last week

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 13, 2021

Two meets last week ended with mixed results for local junior high track teams. At Marshall Tuesday ...

Red Hill's Andrew Maxfield (24) heads upfield on an option play while flanked by teammate Drake Allen (23) during Saturday's annual Oil Field Trophy Game against Lawrenceville, while in the background on the play are Lawrenceville's Brayden Sherman (52) and Drevin Sanders (5). The Salukis scored in the final minute to beat the Indians, 20-16. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Salukis edge Indians for Oil Field trophy in thriller, 20-16

By Josh Brown
| April 13, 2021

BRIDGEPORT — There have been good games and there have been blowouts throughout the history of the Oil Field Trophy series, but this year’s version of the county rivalry battle between the football teams from Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School may have been the best.

Salukis, Indians battle for county bragging rights

By JOSH BROWN
| April 8, 2021

Two teams that seem to be heading in opposite directions will meet on the gridiron with county bragging rights on the line. Everything else can pretty much be thrown out the window, however, when Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School’s football teams meet in the annual Oil Field Trophy Game in Bridgeport.

Junior high track teams finish in middle of pack in multi-team meets at Lawrenceville

By Josh Brown
| April 6, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– All of the junior high track teams from Lawrence County were in action in multi-team meets at Ed Loeb Field in Lawrenceville last week and finished in the middle of the pack.