Kenneth E. Shepherd, Sr., 79April 20, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Kenneth E. Shepherd, Sr. age 79, of Lawrenceville, died on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Jewel A. Piper, 88April 20, 2021
SUMNER — Jewel A. Piper, age 88, of Sumner, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Norris D. Adams, 86April 20, 2021
PALESTINE — Norris D. Adams, age 86, of Palestine, died on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.
Philip 'Shane' Cretors, 55April 19, 2021
BRIDGEPORT — Philip “Shane” Cretors, age 55 of Bridgeport, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Indiana, from injuries due to a car accident on Friday, April 16, 2021.
Richard D. Bach, 87April 19, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Richard D. Bach, age 87, of Lawrenceville, passed away peacefully with his wife and pastor by his side on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Phyllis J. Neer, 86April 19, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Phyllis J. Neer, age 86, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville.
Veronica D. Kirkwood, 67April 15, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Veronica D. Kirkwood, age 67, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Russell L. Griggs, 60April 14, 2021
SUMNER — Russell L. Griggs, age 60, of Sumner, formerly of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at his residence.
John F. Benton, 53April 12, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — John F. Benton, age 53, of Lawrenceville, died on April 9, 2021.
Norma Mae McNary, 86April 12, 2021
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Norma Mae McNary, age 86, of Evansville, Indiana, and Clyde, North Carolina, went home to be with her lord and the love of her life, George, April 7, 2021.
Phyllis 'Ann' (Ridgley) Ammon Deisher, 81April 8, 2021
MOUNT CARMEL — Phyllis “Ann” (Ridgley) Ammon Deisher, age 81 of St. Francisville, went to be with the Lord on April 6, 2021 at her son’s home in Mt. Carmel.
James Pennington, 71April 6, 2021
OLNEY — James Pennington, age 71, of Olney, died on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Garry D. Downing, 47April 6, 2021
BRIDGEPORT — Garry D. Downing, 47, Bridgeport, died on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his residence.
Dewey Ray Nash, 83April 2, 2021
ALBION — Dewey Ray Nash, age 83, of Albion, died on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.
Lydia Hope Buchanan, 6 weeksApril 2, 2021
SAINT FRANCISVILLE — Lydia Hope Buchanan, 6 weeks of age, passed away at her home in the arms of her loving family on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 due to a congenital heart condition.
Lottie May (Crozier) Brockbank, 102March 31, 2021
SPRING BRANCH, Texas — Lottie May (Crozier) Brockbank, Spring Branch, Texas, formerly of Flat Rock, died on March 27, 2021 at the Creekside Personal Care Home where she had lived for the last few years. Lottie was 102 years old at her passing.
Arthur E. Buchanan, 70March 31, 2021
SAINT FRANCISVILLE — Arthur E. Buchanan, age 70, of rural St. Francisville, died on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana.
Nancy L. Darnell, 74March 30, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Nancy L. Darnell, age 74 of Lawrenceville, died at Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday, March 27, 2021.
Pamela S. Hayes, 60March 29, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Pamela S. Hayes, age 60, of Lawrenceville, died on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
David Lewey Goff, 78March 26, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — David Lewey Goff, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville.
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.