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Local movie director, writer and actor Jed Brian (center) is shown giving instruction to a group of local actors that gathered at the WTYE radio station building in Robinson on April 17 to film a movie trailer for an upcoming film. Portions of the trailer were also filmed in Lawrence County near Red Hills State Park. Angela Downing | Daily Record

Local actors play ‘zombies’ in movie trailer filmed in Lawrence/Crawford counties

By ANgela Downing Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

A movie trailer has been in the works in the area with parts being filmed just west of Robinson, whi...

Olney Central College student Ryan Wilborn, Flora, receives assistance from Information Systems Technology Specialist PJ Zeilstra (left) while working in the new Computer Repair Center. Operated by IST students for the sole purpose of practice and learning, the Computer Repair Shop offers a wide range of services to the public at no cost. Contributed photo

IST students gain real-world experience through Computer Repair Shop

April 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 4

April 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 gardeners

April 20, 2021

URBANA — When victory gardens returned last spring, long gone were acre plots with rows and rows of ...

Southern Illinois seeks to reclaim tourism business

April 20, 2021

There is no question that one of the hardest hit industries during the pandemic has been tourism. Ac...

Small-batch culinary herbs add flavor to gardening menu

April 19, 2021

URBANA — Culinary herbs can add variety and splashes of color to any deck, balcony or patio. This makes them an excellent option for many small space gardeners.

USDA food assistance program re-opens

April 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has reopened signup for the Coronavirus Food ...

Lawrence County Calendar of Events

April 13, 2021

Thursday, April 15 Celebrate Recovery will be held at Fountain Fellowship Worship Center, 701 State ...

Good Sam offers mammogram parties

April 9, 2021

Good Samaritan has announced a new event for women getting their mammograms this April and May.The h...

Lineman 'rodeo' April 17

By Randy Harrison
| April 9, 2021

The return of the Pioneer City Rodeo is still months away, but in the meantime, one of the Illinois ...

Ameren: Clean energy bill will cost downstate billons

April 9, 2021

As the energy policy debate continues in Springfield, consumers and energy advocates from across Cen...

Group promotes southern Illinois tourism

April 8, 2021

In an effort to drive more travel and tourism to its 22-county coverage area in southern Illinois, I...

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April 6, 2021

Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Mushroom and Swiss burger, green beans, square potatoes, fruit, bun...

Lawrence County Calendar of Events

April 6, 2021

Thursday, April 8 Celebrate Recovery will be held at Fountain Fellowship Worship Center, 701 State S...

Raoul pushes back against fake vaccine cards

April 2, 2021

Attorney General Kwame Raoul has called on Twitter, eBay and Shopify to act immediately to prevent p...

Senior menus

March 30, 2021

Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Lasagna, mixed vegetables, fruit, garlic toast. TUESDAY Lunch: C...

University of Illinois Master Gardener Program accepting online applicants

March 25, 2021

URBANA — For the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener program, the last four decades can be measured by the millions of volunteer hours given to help bring horticultural help to communities across the state.

Lawrence County Calendar of Events

March 23, 2021

Lawrence County Calendar of Events Thursday, March 25 Celebrate Recovery will be held at Fountain Fe...

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March 23, 2021

Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Pizza burger, baby bakers, glazed carrots, fruit, bun. TUESDAY Lu...

According to the indictment, Jared Sapp manufactured counterfeit $20s and $100s in 2019 and 2020 and was found in possession of more phony bills, including $10s, $20s and $50s, in April 2019. Contributed photo (According to the indictment, Jared Sapp

Effingham man faces counterfeiting charges

March 19, 2021

An Effingham man has been charged with counterfeiting. Jared Sapp, 27, is accused of manufacturing, ...


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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.