WAKO News

SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

Sumner Mayor Betty Brian has called a Special Session of the City Council for next week. It is scheduled for Tuesday April 20th at 6 p.m. The meeting will be to address the Fiscal Year 2021-22 City

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports 3,536 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 31 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department indicated there were no

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KNOX COUNTY FIRE

Multiple firefighting agencies were dispatched Wednesday evening to a funeral home fire in northern Knox County Indiana. Units from Oaktown, Vincennes, Washington and Freelandville were mobilized

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENTS

Lawrenceville Police dealt with two accidents Wednesday. The first was a two vehicle collision about 2:45 p.m. in the 700 block of State Street. A 2001 Dodge Dakota being driven by Delilah Gray of

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 30 year old Zachary Riggs of Sumner Wednesday. He was wanted for Failure to Appear in Court and also on a warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council has set the City Wide Cleanup date for Monday May 3rd. Residents can visit the City of Bridgeport Facebook Page for items that will and will not be taken on that day or

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority met Tuesday night and were updated on preparations for the $2.5 million airport runway overlay project. It is still in the engineering phase. The airport is entering into a

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