Former Lawrence County Cop in Court

An agreement was reached in Saline County (Ill.) Court regarding an order of protection against a former Lawrence and Crawford County police officer. Judge Todd Lambert extended the order of protection against Josh Green another two weeks. Lambert transferred the case to the jurisdiction of Richland County, where guardianship of a four year-old child was entered by the parents of Green’s wife…

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Solsberry Man Pleads Guilty to Murder/Rape

A Solsberry man pleaded guilty this week in Greene County Superior Court to the July 19th murder of David Lamm and the rape of Lamm’s wife at their home near Newark. As part of a negotiated plea agreement, several other charges against 35-year-old Jason Lee Caldwell will be dismissed. Caldwell also agreed to admit to being a habitual felony offender which will add 10-years to whatever the sentence the judge hands down. …

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TownePlace Suites Expanding

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Hotel in Vincennes is expanding. The owners announced Friday the Willow Street hotel will expand to include 24 additional guest suites. The project also includes additional parking for the hotel and Gilbert’s Restaurant and Pub, which is also owned by L.J…

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Knox County EDIT Funds

Knox County’s government and municipal units have received notice of their EDIT funds for next year. The County will get the most EDIT funding, with just over 600-thousand dollars going to County government. The City of Vincennes will receive just under 457-thousand dollars, with Bicknell using just over 47-thousand dollars…

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Christmas Stroll Today

Activities have been planned for today’s annual Christmas Stroll celebration in downtown Vincennes. The activities start with Breakfast with Santa from eight to eleven a-m at the Old Cathedral. Food vendors will open on Main Street around eleven a-m, with carolers on Main Street from one to five p-m…

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