Law enforcement report: April 14 - April 20April 20, 2021
The following is a list of arrests and vehicle accidents within Lawrence County for the dates of April 14 - April 20.
Second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run held in Lanterman ParkApril 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 ScholarsApril 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 diggingApril 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 TownshipApril 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.
Local actors play ‘zombies’ in movie trailer filmed in Lawrence/Crawford counties
A movie trailer has been in the works in the area with parts being filmed just west of Robinson, whi...
IST students gain real-world experience through Computer Repair ShopApril 20, 2021
OLNEY — Students in Olney Central College’s Information Systems Technology Program can sharpen their...
LTC Student Senate to host Trivia Night on May 4April 20, 2021
ROBINSON — The Lincoln Trail College Student Senate will host a Trivia Night on Tuesday, May 4 at 6:...
Small-space containers big with new gardenersApril 20, 2021
URBANA — When victory gardens returned last spring, long gone were acre plots with rows and rows of ...
Group promotes southern Illinois tourismApril 8, 2021
In an effort to drive more travel and tourism to its 22-county coverage area in southern Illinois, I...
LTC adds customer service courseNovember 23, 2020
Lincoln Trail College will begin offering a new microcertificate that will help train people to better serve customers in January.The new Customer Service Management program is available online and …
Public health officials announce 2,587 new cases of coronavirus disease
Affordable housing tax credit bill advances out of committee
First lady Biden discusses higher education investments in Illinois visit
House bill would free up Medicaid spending for autism treatment
Public health officials announce 1,959 new cases of coronavirus disease
Lineman 'rodeo' April 17
The return of the Pioneer City Rodeo is still months away, but in the meantime, one of the Illinois ...
Registration now open for OCC youth basketball clinicsMarch 29, 2021
OLNEY — Youth in grades kindergarten through the eighth grade are invited to register for the Blue Knight Basketball Spring Clinic at Olney Central College.
IECC will hire new president for LTC at April meetingMarch 22, 2021
OLNEY — Trustees announced intent to hire a President at Lincoln Trail College at the upcoming Tuesday, April 27 Board of Trustees meeting. Upon board approval in April, this candidate would become LTC’s 11th President.
OCC grad among finalists for Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in TeachingMarch 19, 2021
OLNEY — Zeb Holder wanted to stay connected with his music students when the COVID-19 pandemic forced school closures last spring.
Final vote on LTC president in April
Zahi Atallah is one step closer to officially being named Lincoln Trail College’s new president.Illi...
Atallah new LTC presidentMarch 14, 2021
Lincoln Trail College has a new president.
School MenusMarch 9, 2021
Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Breaded tenderloin, butter beans, potato wedges, fruit, bun. TUESD...
School MenusFebruary 14, 2021
Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Ham and beans, potato squares, spinach, fruit, corn bread. TUESDAY...
Lady Indians feature solid group this season
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
BRIDGEPORT –– Quality over quantity will be the theme for Red Hill High School’s girls’ track team this season.
Lady Indians, Lady Salukis still searching for wins
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
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
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
CASEY –– It was a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon and unfortunately for Red Hill High School’s...