WAKO News

AREA ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY

Friday is day three of the four day run of the 58th annual Lawrence County Fall Festival being held on the downtown Lawrence County Courthouse square in Lawrenceville. It is sponsored by the

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IECC NEWS

Chad Groves has been named by Olney Central College as the Director of Instructional Support Services, overseeing the Academic Success Center and the Anderson Library. Groves is a native of Olney

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,952 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 40 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 17

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

The Lawrenceville Police Department made two arrests Thursday. 51 year old Fredrich Leslie of Palestine was charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was taken to the Lawrence County

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GOOD SAM CLINIC CLOSED

Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes has announced that the Convienient Care Clinic located at Williams Bros. Healthcare Pharmacy at 1813 Willow Street will be closed beginning Thursday September

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FALL FESTIVAL CONTINUES

Thursday is day two of the four day 58th annual Lawrence County Fall Festival in downtown Lawrenceville. It began Wednesday and will continue through Saturday. The featured entertainment Thursday

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PRITZGER SIGNS ENERGY BILL

As expected, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzger has signed that controversial clean energy bill into state law. The governor had announced he would take quick action on the legislation. Pritzger said

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular session at the county courthouse Wednesday and approved a number of district reappointments. Approved was Charles Daugherty back to the Lawrence County

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