WAKO News

SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

The Sumner City Council meeting in special session at City Hall Tuesday evening approved the purchase of a downtown building for city department storage and potential office use. The move was made

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EMBARRAS FLOOD WARNING

The National Weather Service has continued the Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville until Wednesday. The river Tuesday was at 31.5 feet and falling. The river had been high due to

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department took into custody Monday 45 year old Gary Reeves of Lawrenceville on a Knox County Indiana warrant. He was being held without bond in the Lawrence County

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LAWRENCEVILLE FIRE

Units of the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District assisted by the Vincennes Township Fire Department and other agencies responded to a structure fire in Lawrenceville Monday morning. They were

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SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

Sumner Mayor Betty Brian has announced a Special Session of the City Council. The mayor informed WAKO News that she has called the meeting for Tuesday July 20th at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The topic of

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SALMONELLA ALERT

The Illinois Department of Public Health is working with health departments across the state, the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a multistate

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in all 50 United States including Illinois and Indiana among those not vaccinated. Currently the Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 1,399,946 cases

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday arrested 32 year old Marvin Kimmell of Vincennes for Driving While License Revoked. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later released with a

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