Lawrence County government is getting a new website

BEDFORD— On Monday morning, The Lawrence County Commissioners approved spending $25,803 from the professional services funds to develop a new county website. Lawrence County Administrative Director…

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Commissioners vote to distribute opioid settlement funds to the Salvation Army and Lawrence County Economic Growth Council Career Development

BEDFORD – Two more organizations received a share of the county’s opioid grant money on Monday mornings at Lawrence County’s Commissioners meeting. The Salvation Army…

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Commissioners sign contract to help with child support collections

BEDFORD – The Lawrence County Commissioners signed a contract with Dossett Consulting on Monday. “This helps reimburse the county for all expenses for child support,…

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Paving put on hold due to rain

BEDFORD – Lawrence County Highway Superintendent Brandi Webb told the commissioners Monday morning that crews are out mowing and washing bridges. “Paving has been delayed…

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Mock earthquake helps officials learn how to respond in an emergency

BEDFORD – Emergency Management Director Valerie Luchauer’s main job is planning for emergencies that might strike the county, such as flooding, tornadoes, hazardous materials, earthquakes,…

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Tuesday is Election Day – Get updated results on WBIW 1340 AM and WBIW.com

LAWRENCE CO. – Tuesday is Election Day. The polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close promptly at 6:00 p.m. Remember to bring a photo identification….

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Police find more than 44 grams of meth and marijuana

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested after police found him with more than 28 grams of meth. Police arrested 48-year-old Robbie Leatherman on charges…

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Address these vehicle safety recalls to prevent injury or death

INDIANA— Your vehicle may be involved in a safety recall, which could create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, the…

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Rain Monday morning; then severe weather possible Tuesday and Wednesday

BEDFORD – The National Weather Service predicts thunderstorms are possible Monday morning, but they will likely taper off by the afternoon and early evening. Winds…

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Pro-Palestinian protesters walk out of IU Bloomington commencement ceremony

BLOOMINGTON — The protest over the conflict between Israel and Hamas continued to the IU Bloomington campus on Saturday during the 2024 commencement service. As…

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