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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 27 year old Ruben Carreno-Perez of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS

The National Weather Service says the Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville will be in effect until Tuesday. The river Thursday morning was at 34.9 feet and falling after a crest of

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

The National Weather Service is continuing a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the WAKO listening area until 6 a.m. CST Friday. After freezing rain and drizzle created a thin glaze of ice

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,549 new cases of coronavirus along with 25 new deaths across the state Tuesday. There were 15 positive cases reported in Lawrence County Tuesday

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