February 26, 2015
|1,000 points for LHS guard|
| Lawrenceville High School junior Brandt Cochran was honored at Monday’s final regular season game for surpassing the 1,000-point barrier in his career. He is picturred with LHS coach Randy Bishop, who presented Cochran with a commemorative basketball. Cochran scored a career-high 33 points in Monday’s 91-57 win over Paris, the Indians’ 14th consecutive victory. LHS finished the regular season with a 20-5 record and claimed the Little Illini Conference crown with a 9-0 league mark. |
|LCAC's 'The Addams Family
Musical' hits the stage in March|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Coming in March, The Lawrence County Arts Council will present "The Addams Family Musical" on stage at Lawrenceville High School.|
The varied cast features both LCAC alumni and several newcomers. The show opens March 13 at 7 p.m., with additional performances on March 14, at 7:00, and March 15 at 2p.m.. The production will also be shown on the following weekend, March 20-22.
"The Addams Family Musical" was written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Blice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The play is based on characters created by Charles Addams.
The LCAC's production of the The Addams Family Musical is directed by Maria Rayborn, Cyndi Hays-Morris, and Erika Reidy; and is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, of New York.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
|Public invited to relive final miles of historic trek|
|VINCENNES - On March 7, the rangers and volunteers of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park are providing the opportunity for the public to experience the last five miles of George Rogers Clark's approach to Vincennes and Fort Sackville, observe the topography that the patriots used to conceal their movements and learn of Clark's daring strategy.|
On Feb. 21, 1779, Clark's army continued their trek to Vincennes by crossing the swollen Wabash River and reaching a small hill called Lower Mammelle.
The journey will begin at the GRCNHP visitor center, located at 401 S. 2nd St., Vincennes. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. (EST) Buses will depart promptly at 10 a.m. There are no fees for the walk, however participants are asked to pre-register by 5 p.m. March 5 by calling the p ark at 812-882-1776, Ext. 210.
Buses will travel south of town and participants will walk approximately five miles back to the park. On the return trip, Park Ranger Jason Collins will interpret key points of interest along the route used during 1779.
Firsthand accounts and current geography will be compared along the trail. Much of the walk is on paved roads and will take place no matter what the weather conditions are, so please dress appropriately.
Period clothing or costumes are not required, but are encouraged.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015