WAKO News

LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular session Wednesday and passed an ordinance establishing a cannabis retailer’s occupation tax. The measure allows the county to tax recreational

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LOCAL MAN FOUND DEAD

A missing Lawrence County man has been found dead this week. Unofficial reports indicate that the body of 70 year old Stanley Shoulders of rural Bridgeport was discovered deceased in a rural area.

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PETROLIA BOIL ORDER LIFTED

The Petrolia Water District informed WAKO News late Wednesday morning that the recently imposed boil order for customers in the area from the rest area on Highway 50 going west to County Road 850

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KNOX COUNTY STANDOFF

One man was taken into custody without incident Tuesday after a one hour standoff . The Knox County Sheriffs Department indicates that Ricky Bolding the Second was arrested at a home on Bruceville

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