WAKO News

STATE POLICE OREP

Illinois State Police out of Effingham will be conducting Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols (OREP) in Lawrence, Richland, Jasper, Clay, Crawford and Effingham counties during this month of

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department took three people into custody on out of county arrest warrants. 31 year old Troy Collins of Davenport Iowa was wanted on an Effingham County warrant and was

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FSA COMMITTEE ELECTIONS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday will begin mailing ballots to eligible Lawrence County and area farmers for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections. Those committees

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

St Francisville Police arrested 46 year old Earl Stoltz of St Francisville Thursday for resisting a peace officer. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and later released on $100 bond. No

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ANOTHER FATAL ACCIDENT

A Texas man has died after being involved in a two vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in Effingham County. Illinois State Police say that a 2004 Mazda being driven by 19 year old Gerardo Navarrete

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

A wanted Lawrence County man was arrested by authorities in neighboring Wabash County. 38 year old Jeramy Moore of St Francisville was picked up by the Mt Carmel Police Department on a warrant for

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FREEZE WATCH

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for the entire WAKO listening area across southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana from Thursday evening until Friday morning. The

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