WAKO News

FROST ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for early Saturday morning for the entire WAKO listening area in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana. The advisory calls for

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BURN BAN

Lawrence County is now under a burn ban until further notice. WAKO News was informed by county officials Thursday that the ban was initiated after a consultation with county fire chiefs and the

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CRAWFORD COUNTY BURN BAN

Crawford County has joined Jasper County in southeastern Illinois in implementing a burn ban till further notice. The announcement made Wednesday by the Crawford County Sheriffs Department. The ban

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KNOX COUNTY FIELD FIRE

Multiple firefighting agencies in Knox County were mobilized Wednesday afternoon after a major field fire broke out. Units were dispatched to the field location at Freelandville and Hammellman Road

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BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police Thursday arrested 28 year old Bryce Murphy of St Francisville on a charge of Retail Theft. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held on $100 bond.

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FREEZE WARNING

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire WAKO listening area from 1 a.m. till 9 a.m. Friday. Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 are expected. Those temperatures

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VINCENNES CITY COUNCIL

The Vincennes City Council meeting Tuesday did give final approval to an approximately $15.6 million budget for 2021. The spending plan includes a 1% raise for city employees. It will soon go to

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