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Law enforcement report: April 14 - April 20

April 20, 2021

The following is a list of arrests and vehicle accidents within Lawrence County for the dates of April 14 - April 20.

The second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run, held in honor of Valerie Stevens, was held on April 17 at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport. Despite the rain, a large number of participants turned out to support the event. All proceeds from the race will be used towards scholarships for Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School seniors.

Second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run held in Lanterman Park

April 20, 2021

 The second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run, held in honor of Valerie Stevens, was held on April 17 at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport.

ISAC names 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars

April 19, 2021

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has announced the 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars. These top performing students are selected annually based on their ACT or SAT exams and sixth semester class rank and are recognized for their exceptional academic achievement. Illinois State Scholars rank in approximately the top 10% of graduates from Illinois high schools.

ICC reminds Illinoisans to call 8-1-1 (JULIE) before digging

April 19, 2021

SPRINGFIELD — April is National Safe Digging Month. The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is reminding homeowners and excavators to call 811 before beginning any outdoor project that requires digging. 

Fatal traffic accident occurs in Allison Township

April 18, 2021

The Illinois State Police District 12 has released a preliminary report regarding a two unit fatal traffic accident that occurred on US Route 50 westbound, just east of Illinois Route 33 in Allison Township, Lawrence County, on April 16 at 1:26 p.m.

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Lawrenceville High School's softball team features a solid mix of talent, experience and youth this season. The Lady Indians have five seniors with varsity experience, while they also have a large group of sophomores that will be asked to contribute right away this season. Contributed photo

Lady Indians feature solid group this season

By Josh Brown
| April 20, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Mixing experience with a promising young group hopefully will lead to success for Lawrenceville High School’s softball team this season. After not getting to play last season with a talented group that was expecting big things, a handful of those players return for the 2021 season, along with a large and talented sophomore class that will be counted on to catch up to the speed of varsity softball quickly.

Lady Salukis track has talent, lacks numbers

By Josh Brown
| April 20, 2021

BRIDGEPORT –– Quality over quantity will be the theme for Red Hill High School’s girls’ track team this season.

Lawrenceville's Riley Greentree sets the ball, while teammates Paisley Winkles (3) and Haley Bellville (8) wait for their chance during Monday night's match at Robinson. The Lady Indians won the first set, but were unable to win either of the last two and suffered a three-set loss. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Lady Indians, Lady Salukis still searching for wins

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 20, 2021

Wins continue to elude high school volleyball teams from Lawrence County, as they came up empty in t...

Lady Salukis finish second at Newton in first meet of season

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

NEWTON –– The first outing of the season was a fairly successful one for Red Hill High School’s girl...

PJHS track scores one 1st, two 2nds in multi-team meets last week

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Strong showings by Parkview Junior High School’s track teams continued last week, a...

Rough second half sends Salukis to 42-12 loss at Casey-Westfield

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

CASEY –– It was a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon and unfortunately for Red Hill High School’s...