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Kenneth E. Shepherd, Sr., 79

April 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

Jewel A. Piper, 88

April 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

Norris D. Adams, 86

April 20, 2021

PALESTINE — Norris D. Adams, age 86, of Palestine, died on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson.

Phillip 'Shane' Cretors

Philip 'Shane' Cretors, 55

April 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

Richard D. Bach, 87

April 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

Phyllis J. Neer, 86

April 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

Veronica D. Kirkwood, 67

April 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

Russell L. Griggs, 60

April 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

John F. Benton, 53

April 12, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — John F. Benton, age 53, of Lawrenceville, died on April 9, 2021.

Norma Mae McNary

Norma Mae McNary, 86

April 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

Phyllis 'Ann' (Ridgley) Ammon Deisher, 81

April 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

James Pennington, 71

April 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

Garry D. Downing, 47

April 6, 2021

BRIDGEPORT — Garry D. Downing, 47, Bridgeport, died on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his residence.

Dewey Ray Nash, 83

April 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

Lydia Hope Buchanan, 6 weeks

April 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, 102

March 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, 70

March 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, 74

March 30, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — Nancy L. Darnell, age 74 of Lawrenceville, died at Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Pamela S. Hayes, 60

March 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, 78

March 26, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE — David Lewey Goff, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville.


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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

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