WAKO News

BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police Wednesday arrested a wanted local man. Taken into custody was 27 year old Logan Musgrave of Bridgeport. He was wanted for Failure to Appear and was also discovered to be wanted on

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AIR QUALITY ALERT

The National Weather Service has issued an Air Quality Alert for southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana. The combination of smoke from the wildfires in the western United States and hot

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SOYBEAN BOARD ELECTION

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced the winners in three commodity board elections earlier in the month. Producers across the state voted on Wednesday July 7th for candidates with

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SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

The Sumner City Council meeting in special session at City Hall Tuesday evening approved the purchase of a downtown building for city department storage and potential office use. The move was made

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EMBARRAS FLOOD WARNING

The National Weather Service has continued the Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville until Wednesday. The river Tuesday was at 31.5 feet and falling. The river had been high due to

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