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Friday 04/17/2015
Restoration at Lawrence County Courthouse nearing completion

After more than seven months of work, the grant-funded restoration work at the historic Lawrence County Courthouse is nearing completion.

Updated: April 17, 2015 - 2:01 pm
Thursday 04/16/2015
Moon calls current medical marijuana bill ‘pretty good measure’

Medical marijuana may soon only be a prescription away. A bill in the Missouri state government for its legalization is currently up for consideration and may be gaining traction.

Posted: April 16, 2015
Monday 04/13/2015
Good samaritan saves stranded teen from sinking car

Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were dispatched April 5, to a motor vehicle accident west of Mt. Vernon on Lawrence 2110, near Lawrence 1090. The vehicle, occupied by one young male driver, struck a tree and became partially submerged in the flooding Sprin...

Posted: April 13, 2015
Friday 04/10/2015
Mt. Vernon Walmart outperforming company expectations

The new Walmart in Mt. Vernon has been performing well during its first few months in operation, even exceeding the expectations made by the company when they decided to enter the Mt. Vernon market.

Posted: April 10, 2015
Tuesday 04/07/2015
Lawrence County unofficial election results

Lawrence County Unofficial Results, 17 of 17 precincts reporting

Updated: April 08, 2015 - 8:41 am
Races contested for Mt. Vernon alderman, school board

Amongst the few contested area races in the upcoming April elections, Mt. Vernon will choose between two candidates for a Ward 2 Board of Aldermen seat and amongst three candidates for two seats on the school board.

Posted: April 07, 2015
Monday 04/06/2015
Miller R-2 superintendent leaving district

As the Miller R-2 School District transitions into a four-day school week for the 2015-2016 school year, it will be completing without a key person: Tracey Hankins, the current district superintendent.

Posted: April 06, 2015

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