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INDIANA ARREST

Indiana State Police say a Knox County man was charged with multiple drug offenses after a late Sunday night traffic stop. Reports indicate that a trooper pulled over a vehicle being driven by 39 year […]

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) arrested two St Francisville residents on multiple charges early Sunday. Both 44 year old Kiley Tillotson and 19 year old Elijah Bearden were charged with Home Invasion, Mob Action, […]

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HEAT WAVE ARRIVES

The National Weather Service (NWS) says an extended period of hot and humid conditions has settled across the WAKO listening area and will remain in place through Saturday. Daily high temperatures are forecast to be […]

Area Obituaries

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Vernon D. Sires

Vernon D. Sires, age 94, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2024 at his residence. He was born on August 26, 1929 in California. He married Delia ‘Rose’ Thornton on August 27, […]

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Barbara Jeanette Gulledge

Barbara Jeanette Gulledge, age 77 of Bridgeport, passed away at her home Saturday, April 20, 2024. She was born in Bridgeport on October 20, 1946, to Sterling Potts, Sr. and his wife Velma (Reisinger) Potts. […]

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Nancy Lou Putnam

Nancy Lou Putnam, age 87, of Jackson, Tennessee, formerly of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Christian Care Center in Medina, Tennessee. She was born on July 13, 1936 in Lawrenceville, […]

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