WAKO News

FREEZE WARNING

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire WAKO listening area from 1 a.m. till 9 a.m. Friday. Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 are expected. Those temperatures

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VINCENNES CITY COUNCIL

The Vincennes City Council meeting Tuesday did give final approval to an approximately $15.6 million budget for 2021. The spending plan includes a 1% raise for city employees. It will soon go to

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The City of Bridgeport will be making some new equipment purchases for it’s departments in the future. Mayor Michael Crask reported to the city council Tuesday night that additional monies

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority met in regular session Tuesday and were informed on the progress being made on two airport improvement projects. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz reported that the environmental

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JASPER COUNTY BURN BAN

Jasper County is one of the first in southeastern Illinois to institute a “no burn ban” due to the continued extremely dry conditions across the region. County officials there are

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police arrested 24 year old Michael Chappell of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was being held pending bond in the Lawrence County Jail. They also arrested 22 year

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VINCENNES SHOOTING

A Vincennes man is in custody after an alledged shooting incident at a city residence Wednesday night. Vincennes Police report that officers were dispatched to 407 Hart Street after a report that a

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INDIANA COVID-19 UPDATE

The Indiana State Department of Health reports that Knox County had 4 new cases of coronavirus reported Monday. That brings the county total now to 605. Overall Monday there were 1,581 new cases

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