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Evening Acute Care walk-in appointments only

October 15, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — As of Monday, Oct. 18, the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital’s Acute Care Clinic, will be walk-in appointments only for all evening Acute Care/respiratory patients. Patients will be send on a first come, first serve basis.

Indians, Salukis square off in annual Oil Field Trophy Game

By JOSH BROWN
| October 15, 2021

Bragging rights in Lawrence County are on the line once again this week, as rivals Lawrenceville and Red Hill hit the gridiron against each other in the annual Oil Field Trophy Game Friday night at Ed Loeb Field.

Before totally calling it quits, the Lawrenceville Garden Club planted a tree at Lawrenceville City Park commemorating 67 years of city beautification. Four members of the club, plus Fry’s Landscaping, planted the tree which is a Crimson King Maple.  Club members who participated in the tree planting include: (front row, from left), Ann Umfleet, Ellen Brown, Jean Leo and Frances Brinkley. Back row, from left, are: Dave Helderman, from the Lawrenceville Parks Department, along with Ray Hull and Bob Fry, of Fry’s Landscaping.

Garden Club plants tree in city park

October 14, 2021

Before totally calling it quits, the Lawrenceville Garden Club planted a tree at Lawrenceville City Park commemorating 67 years of city beautification.

Don't rake fall leaves, recycle them

October 14, 2021

URBANA — Every fall, an onslaught of leaves drop relentlessly into yards leaving homeowners to rake, bag and haul them out on the curb. But what many don’t know is that those golden-hued leaves are gold in the garden.

Parkside Elementary School in Lawrenceville has named its Students of the Month for September of the 2021-22 school year. Pictured, from left, are: Jase Brown, kindergarten; Roland Padgett, first grade; Kallie Childress, second grade; Jaylyn Thurman, fourth grade; and Alliah Harris, fifth grade. Emmitt Bearden, third grade, is not pictured. The students were presented with a certificate, a pencil and candy.

Parkside names Students of the Month for September

October 14, 2021

Parkside Elementary School in Lawrenceville has named its Students of the Month for September of the 2021-22 school year.

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VU expands its commitment to affordable college for all

October 8, 2021

VINCENNES, Ind. — Vincennes University extends its pledge to ensure a college education is within reach and is further expanding its support of students and families affected by the pandemic and other current challenges. VU President Dr. Chuck Johnson announced the University is offering additional scholarships to students during a meeting of the Board of Trustees on Oct. 4.

OCC Peer Coach Program helps students adjust to college life

October 6, 2021

OLNEY — Students face many challenges as they begin their college careers. Olney Central College hopes to ease the transition with its new Peer Coach Program.

OCC Student Senate 'Halloween Movie Knight' set for Oct. 30

October 5, 2021

OLNEY — The Olney Central College Student Senate will host a Halloween Movie Knight on Saturday, Oct. 30, featuring Casper.

OCC to host virtual FAFSA night

September 29, 2021

OLNEY — Olney Central College will host a Virtual FAFSA Night from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

Title III Welding Specialist Maverick Fisher stands inside the newly renovated Welding Building at Olney Central College. Fisher and Welding Instructor Curtis Marshall made numerous improvements to the facility this summer. Pictured with Fisher are Marshall's sons, Jeremiah and Harrison, who pitched in and helped squeegee the floors. Contributed photo

OCC Welding Building renovations to benefit students

September 28, 2021

OLNEY — Olney Central College’s Welding Technology Building underwent renovations this summer that not only improved its aesthetics, but created more usable space for the program.

Time to apply for IECC scholarships

September 24, 2021

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Ryan Gower is urging prospective students to apply be...

Olney Central College Dean of Instruction Mike Conn recognized Jerry Booker (left), during a retirement reception held in his honor. Booker retired after serving 13 years as Groundskeeper at OCC.

Booker retires from OCC

September 23, 2021

Olney Central College Dean of Instruction Mike Conn recognized Jerry Booker (left), during a retirement reception held in his honor. Booker retired after serving 13 years as Groundskeeper at OCC.

IECC urges students to apply by Oct. 29 priority deadline

September 23, 2021

FAIRFIELD — Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Ryan Gower is urging prospective students to apply before the Oct. 29 priority deadline to be the first in line for Student Success Scholarships.

Sports

Lawrenceville High School's football team celebrates after claiming the Crawford County Shrine Game trophy following their 12-9 win at Robinson Friday night. The Indians will have the opportunity to win another trophy this Friday, as they will play host to Lawrence County rival Red Hill in the annual Oil Field Trophy Game at Ed Loeb Field. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Indians hold on to beat Robinson, 12-9

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| October 12, 2021

ROBINSON –– Defense wins championships according to the old adage and while defense may not have won...

Lawrenceville's Serena Buchanan and Abbie Vaughn (right) team up to block a tip attempt in a match against Robinson Oct. 5. The Lady Indians held a late lead in the Little Illini Conference and even had match point, but could not hang on in a three-set loss (21-25, 25-21, 24-26). The Lady Indians rebounded with a two-set win over Martinsville Oct. 7 (25-23, 25-15) and have now won nine of their last 11 matches. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Lady Indians split recent matches

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| October 12, 2021

Strong play continued for Lawrenceville High School’s volleyball team, but it only netted the Lady I...

RHJH girls win one of five to open basketball season

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| October 12, 2021

Numbers in sports are an issue in a lot of places and one of those places is Red Hill Junior High Sc...

Lady Salukis drop pair of matches last week

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| October 12, 2021

Carrying momentum over from their first win in four years was not in the cards for Red Hill High Sch...

Conversions give Salukis edge in 16-14 win over Marshall

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| October 12, 2021

MARSHALL –– Sometimes not having a kicker can work against a football team, while sometimes it can w...

RHJH girls win one of five to open basketball season

By JOSH BROWN
| October 12, 2021

Numbers in sports are an issue in a lot of places and one of those places is Red Hill Junior High School, where the numbers are low enough that they are not holding complete seventh grade games for girls’ basketball this season.

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