| Brad Copp, Lawrenceville, earned the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony Sunday afternoon. Lawrence County’s newest Eagle Scout receives the award from his mother, Mary Copp, who pinned the medal on her son, as his father Carl Copp looked on. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranked award in the Boy Scouts program. It began in 1911 and has been earned by more than two million Boy Scouts. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life. Copp had to earn at least 21 merit badges and demonstrate Scout spirit through the Boy Scout oath of law, service and leadership.|
|Switch to lower electric rates set to begin|
|MOUNT VERNON - Ameren IL electric utility customers in Lawrenceville, as well as Mt. Vernon, Dix, Belle Rive, Bluford, Bonnie, Ina, Waltonville, Woodlawn, Washington County, Nashville, Okawville, Ashley, New Minden, Oakdale, Sandoval, Junction City, Central City, Patoka, Iuka, Odin, Kinmundy, Grayville, Crossville, Dahlgren, Watson, St. Elmo and Brownstown will begin receiving notice from Ameren that they are being switched from Ameren IL to Homefield Energy for their electric supply. |
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
|Residents asked to call Crimestoppers with information|
|PINKSTAFF - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department and Lawrence County Board, through Crimestoppers, are appealing to the public for any information regarding the recent arson of the Lawrence County Animal Shelter.|
Sheriff Russell Adams is asking anyone with information that might help to call the Lawrence County Crimestoppers hotline at 1-888-699-2677. Any and all calls will remain anonymous.
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.
Friday, June 14, 2013
|Schenk repeats at LCCC|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Vincennes golfer Adam Schenk played well enough in Saturday's opening round that he was able to coast to his second straight championship in the Albright Motors-Lawrence County Open at Lawrence County Country Club.|
Tuesday, June 11, 2013