New Bank Scam Crops up In Lawrence County

(Lawrenceville, IL)  –  A new scam is making the rounds in Lawrence County, Illinois. Officials from People’s State Bank Report they’ve received several called from customers who have gotten calls about their debit cards. According to the customers, the caller tells them their debit card is being restricted and then asks them for the 16-digit […]

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The slow death of playground ball…

Basketball has always been the game of the streets.  When I was growing up, my basket in the backyard was the scene of many neighborhood battles.  And in the housing subdivision I grew up in, there were good players– no fewer than 10 boys AND girls players from my neighborhood of around 200 played high […]

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Bicknell Council Gathers to Discuss Budget

(Bicknell, IN)– The Bicknell City Council met last night in an informational session to discuss next year’s budget. No action was taken, but several departments’ line items were scrutinized and the session also gave council the opportunity to ask any questions ahead of the city’s meeting with the department of local government finance. Bicknell Clerk […]

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Washington Avenue to Close for Bridge Repair Within 4 Weeks

(Vincennes, IN)– The Vincennes Board of Works has approved the closing of part of Washington Avenue sometime in the next two to four weeks.  The closing will allow the repair of the Washington Avenue Bridge over Kelso Creek. Knox County Engineer John Sprague requested the closing.  The closing will affect Washington Avenue between Belle Crossing […]

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Council Moves Toward Increased Parking Fines

(Vincennes, IN)– The Vincennes City Council approved on first reading last night an increase of parking violation fees in Vincennes. The new schedule would raise a first parking violation ticket to 25 dollars, from its current three dollar rate.  Each repeat violation adds ten dollars to the fee– meaning the second would be 35 dollars, […]

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