American Legion offering scholarships
The American Legion Auxiliary 28 is offering several scholarships and contest opportunities to students.
Two receive prison sentencesFebruary 2, 2023
Two people have been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections recently in Lawrence Circuit Court.
Sumner receives EPA grant for water lines
Sumner will be receiving an Environmental Protection Agency grant in the amount of $25,200.
'Killer' tribute concert here Feb. 9
There’s going to be a “whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on” when the Lincoln Trail College Foundation bring...
Murbarger gets 50 years
Brody Murbarger was sentenced Friday for killing his former girlfriend, Megan Nichols in 2014.
Good Samaritan recognized for excellence in infant and maternal healthFebruary 3, 2023
Good Samaritan was recognized by the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA), in partnership with Governor Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, for its commitment to infant and maternal health at the third annual INspire Hospital of Distinction recognition program.
Niemerg, Wilhour win TRO in White County challenging weapons banFebruary 2, 2023
White County Judge T. Scott Webb has granted a Temporary Restraining Order in a lawsuit State Representatives Adam Niemerg (R-Dietrich) and Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) filed to challenge the constitutionality of the state’s newest weapons ban and firearm registration law.
Niemerg appointed to legislative audit commissionFebruary 2, 2023
State Representative Adam Niemerg, R-Dietrich, has been appointed to the Illinois Legislative Audit Commission.
‘Rural is changing, not dying’: Sociologist urges changes in narrative
Ben Winchester is hoping to flip the script on the negative narrative surrounding rural communities.
Data program will help planning services
The State of Illinois is collecting data on children ages birth to five year to help with planning future services for children.
State wheat crop looks good
Illinois’ winter wheat crop is in mostly good shape.According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...
Women's leadership conference returning
An organization seeking to inspire young women is preparing for its second conference in Crawford Co...
"South Pacific" sets sail for LTC stage
Lincoln Trail College’s theater department is planning a few enchanted evenings with its spring prod...
Boyce named new Lincoln Trail dean
A new Lincoln Trail College dean and a new Illinois Eastern Community Colleges trustee were announce...
LTC announces honor studentsJanuary 17, 2023
Lincoln Trail College has released its academic honor lists for the Fall 2022 Semester.Three lists h...
Incumbents seek to stay on IECC board
A pair of ois Eastern Community College District trustees are running unopposed to gain six more yea...
Free guitar concert Feb. 16January 4, 2023
Guitarist Ben Gateno will perform a free concert at Lincoln Trail College at 7 p.m. Feb. 16.A native...
Rec center work progressingDecember 19, 2022
The foundation for the Crawford County Recreation Center is nearing completion.Since work started in...
Waldrop resigns as IECC trustee
An area man is stepping down from the Illinois Eastern Community College District Board.IECC trustee...
Survey pushes for greater focus on teacher recruitment and retention amid shortages
Amid ‘unprecedented’ prolonged revenue boom, state finds budget breathing room
Illinois’ COVID-19 disaster proclamation to end in May
Appellate court upholds restraining order on assault weapons ban
Staying warm and safe this winter starts with heating equipment and carbon monoxide safety
Lady Indians lose to Paris, 69-28
LAWRENCEVILLE –– Scoring points has been a struggle for Lawrenceville High School’s girls’ basketball team for most of the season and that was the case again Thursday night. The Lady Indians did not score more than nine points in any period, while visiting Paris reached double figures in all four quarters, resulting in a 69-28 loss for LHS in the Little Illini Conference contest.
Lady Salukis lose at Mt. Carmel, 50-16
MT. CARMEL –– Points were hard to come by for Red Hill High School’s girls’ basketball team Thursday, which resulted in a lopsided loss. The Lady Salukis were held to six points or less in every period and suffered a 50-16 loss in the non-conference road contest.
5th, 6th grade teams continue busy schedules
Fifth and sixth grade basketball teams from Lawrenceville continue to work through their busy schedules with a fair amount of success.
Indians score win at Cisne, 65-49
CISNE –– Three solid quarters outweighed one bad one and it added up to a big road win for Lawrenceville High School’s boys’ basketball team Tuesday night. The Indians overcame a sluggish first quarter with a big second quarter and a solid second half, as they pulled away for a 65-49 win at Cisne in a non-conference contest.
Salukis down OPH in back-and-forth contest, 57-52
BRIDGEPORT –– Just as the first two meetings were, the third meeting between Red Hill High School and Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville’s boys’ basketball team was not decided until the final moments. After playing two two-point games earlier this season, with each team winning one, the Salukis were able to claim the rubber match Tuesday, as they scored a 57-52 win in the Little Okaw Valley Conference contest in Bridgeport.
Lady Indians drop shootout to OPH, 72-68
OBLONG –– Scoring the most points they have in a game all season was still not enough to get Lawrenceville High School’s girls’ basketball team in the win column Tuesday night. The Lady Indians eclipsed their previous season-high by almost 20 points, but still came up a couple of baskets short in a 72-68 loss to Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville in a non-conference game at Oblong.