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Toyota Boshoku Illinois employees visited Lawrenceville City Hall on May 13 to help plant flowers at the facility in an effort to help beautify the City of Lawrenceville. The employees are shown above with Mayor David Courtney.

TBIL employees help beautify city

May 19, 2022

Toyota Boshoku Illinois employees visited Lawrenceville City Hall on May 13 to help plant flowers at the facility in an effort to help beautify the City of Lawrenceville.

LCMH to host blood drive on June 1

May 19, 2022

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, along with Aperion Care in Bridgeport, will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 1 from noon to 6 p.m. in the LCMH Primary Care Clinic basement.

Shane Gray and his granddaughter Nicole (center), along with two SIU dignitaries, are shown at the SIU graduation ceremony that Shane waited 52 years to attend. Gray didn't let anything stand in his way and his granddaughter pulled off the surprise of having them graduate together.

Some things are worth a 52 year wait

By Angela Downing
| May 19, 2022

Many people think of a graduation ceremony as a rite of passage, but when an event happens that cancels it, you may just shrug it off and think it just wasn’t your time.  Sometimes you may have to wait 52 years.

Two sent to IDOC

May 19, 2022

State’s Attorney Michael M. Strange announced that on May 18, two local residents were sentenced in Lawrence County Court.

IECC board adopts student activity fees

May 18, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community College District No. 529 met May 17 at Lincoln Trail College, Robinson.   Activity fee allocations for Fiscal Year 2023 were approved. The board adopts the allocation of student activity fees each year.

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RHJH track breaks two school records at state meet

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

EAST PEORIA –– Two of three entries placed and two of three set school records for Red Hill’s junior high track teams at the IESA Class 2A State Finals over the weekend, but they were not the same two entries in both instances.

Red Hill High School senior Kamee Lytle was the lone qualifier from Crawford County for the girls' track state finals, as she finished second in the discus at the IHSA Class 1A Altamont Sectional last week. Lytle will compete at the IHSA Class 1A State Finals at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium in Charleston Thursday. Contributed photo

Red Hill’s Lytle is lone qualifier for state meet

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

ALTAMONT –– Only one female athlete from Lawrence County’s two track teams remains after the first round of the postseason.

LHS boys win meet

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

LAWRENCEVILLE –– One final tune-up resulted in a win for Lawrenceville High School’s boys’ track team late last week.

Lawrenceville's Leyton Ivers gets his secondary lead from first base during Monday's IHSA Class 2A Regional game against Robinson at Unit 20 Ballpark. Ivers led the Indians with two singles and two runs scored, but Lawrenceville lost the game, 5-4, to end their season with a 15-9 record. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Season ends for Indians, Lady Indians in first round of regionals

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

Postseason play was short-lived for Lawrenceville High School’s baseball and softball teams, as both teams dropped their opening round games in their respective regionals Monday.

Lady Indians, Lady Salukis wrap up regular seasons

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

The final week of the regular season was a busy one for Lawrence County’s high school softball teams, as both played multiple games in the season’s final days.

Indians, Salukis close out regular seasons

By JOSH BROWN
| May 18, 2022

County rivals squared off in the final week of the regular season, while Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School’s baseball teams also got a few more games in last week as well.

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