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The American Legion Auxiliary Lawrence Unit #28 donated “ten of anything” as a part of their educational program to Sumner Attendance Center. This is the eighth year Unit #28 has participated in this educational program. The Ten of Anything program asks members to donate ten school items to be given to a local school. Some of the items donated to Sumner Attendance Center this year were; notebooks, pencils, glue, crayons, and erasers. The American Legion Auxiliary Lawrence Unit #28 donated 390 items or 39 ten of anything. Pictured are members of the American Legion Auxiliary # 28 presenting the ten of anything to Todd Tiffany, SAC Principal, and Keisha Clay. (Photo provided)

City of Lawrenceville Makes Strides
  By Barbara E. Allender
   Improvements are being made around the Courthouse Square in Lawrenceville with the construction of a new sidewalk and building renovations. However, there is still work yet to do to resolve another issue—parking.
   An employee of United Health (Golden Rule) which is located on the east side of the Square, Jennifer Ralston, approached the Lawrenceville City Council during their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13 with a grievance concerning parking issues. Ralston explained that she pays a $30 monthly fee to reserve a parking place near her workplace. She said she is finding it “increasingly difficult” to actually get to park in her designated spot.
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Sumner makes plans to fix sewer main
  The Sumner City Council met last week on Thursday instead of the regularly scheduled Tuesday night meeting.
   The major focus of the meeting was to secure Council approval for a necessary repair on a sewer line. The main sewer line on Illinois Route 250 heading northward from Sumner is in dyer need of repair. It is estimated that the work may cost as much as $30,000.
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   Price Reduced for Great Home in Sumner
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Lawrenceville plans for a Downtown Christmas
  Santa Claus will be coming to town! On Saturday, Dec. 6, he will be welcomed to the city of Lawrenceville with an eventful day. From 10 a.m.—5 p.m., activities are planned to entertain folks of all ages. Carolers and carriage rides will enhance the festive atmosphere from 10 a.m.—2 p.m.
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