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TAX SCAMS

The Illinois Attorney Generals Office is warning Lawrence County taxpayers and others across the state to be wary of email, telephone and mail tax scams as the 2024 filing season continues. They

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SUPER BOWL SAFETY

This weekend is Super Bowl weekend and the Illinois State Police as well as Lawrence County and other law enforcement are reminding those who attend Super Bowl parties to not drink and drive. If

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LCMH PHONE PROBLEMS

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital (LCMH) officials have informed WAKO News that the hospital was experiencing phone issues as of Friday morning. They are working to resolve the problem. Anyone

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EARLY VOTING BEGINS

Lawrence County voters can now head to the polls to vote early in the Illinois General Primary Election to be held Tuesday, March 19th. Early voting begins Thursday February 8th at the Lawrence

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) picked up two wanted area men Wednesday. 27 year old Kirby Klumpp of Vincennes was the subject of a warrant for Failure to Appear in Court and was

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) picked up a wanted local man early Tuesday. 33 year old Nathen Shoulders was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Appear in Court. He was taken to the

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