WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 9,784 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 79 new deaths across the state Wednesday as the case numbers continue to escalate. The Lawrence County

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LAWRENCEVILLE HIT AND RUN

Lawrenceville Police are continuing to investigate a recent three vehicle hit and run incident last Saturday. Reports indicate that a 2020 GMC Utility and a 2005 Ford Mustang both owned by Reyanna

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 33 year old Steven Johns of Lawrenceville for Aggravated Battery and Possession of Methamphetamine. He was booked into the Lawrence County

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council met in regular session Tuesday night and did approve a water purchase contract with the South Lawrence Water Corporation. The agreement benefits both the city and the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,390 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 28 more deaths as cases continue to rise. Cases also continue to rise in

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WIND ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area from 3 p.m. CST until 10 p.m. CST. South winds will be around 20 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to

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VINCENNES CITY COUNCIL

The Vincennes City Council Monday night approved on first reading an ordinance which would update and revise the existing city ordinance governing the operation and regulation of golf carts within

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