WAKO News

UNIT 10 SPECIAL SESSION

The Red Hill Unit 10 Board of Education is scheduled to meet in special session Friday morning. Unit 10 officials indicating to WAKO News that the meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. at the District

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 29 year old Jared Deckard of Bridgeport on charges of Theft and Unlawful Possession of Weapons (Felon). He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail

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GOOD SAMARITAN PODCAST

Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes has announced the launch of a new health podcast. It is called “Good Samaritan Healthcast.” Listeners can subscribe to the podcast through most

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,989 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across Illinois Tuesday with 15 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 20 positive

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SEAT BELT PATROLS

Illinois State Police District 12 out of Effingham has announced they will be conducting Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols (OREP) in Lawrence and neighboring Crawford County during the month

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle collision Tuesday at 1305 State Street. Around 1:45 p.m. a 2016 Jeep Utility being driven by Ashley Majors of Mt Carmel was backing from a parking

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AREA FUGITIVE SOUGHT

Local and area authorities in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana are on the lookout for a wanted Crawford County man. Robinson Police report that Dean Clay is being sought after he

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