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SUMNER STREET CLOSURE

The City of Sumner has informed WAKO News that South Christy Avenue heading south of the city starting at Cherry Street will be closed Tuesday November 22nd and Wednesday November 23rd.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Illinois State Police Saturday arrested 21 year old Brian Lyczkowski of Lawrenceville on a charge of Retail Theft. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held pending bond.

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WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS

With cold winter weather here, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is reminding Lawrence County and other area residents to be prepared for bad road conditions.  IDOT officials say

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SUMNER STREET REPAIRS

The city of Sumner has informed WAKO News that Christy Avenue will be closed from Cedar Street to Pine Street Monday November 21st and perhaps Tuesday November 22nd for repair work. Traffic signs

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) arrested 2 people on drug charges in Bridgeport early Friday. Taken into custody 30 year old Devon Carpenter of Bridgeport charged with Unlawful

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular session Wednesday at the Lawrence County Courthouse in Lawrenceville. They did approve the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget and the 2023 Annual Tax Levy. The levy

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday picked up a wanted local resident. 27 year old Mikenzie Vallador of St Francisville was wanted on a Knox County Indiana warrant and was booked into

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