WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE FIRE

Units of the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District responded to an apparent structure fire this past weekend in Lawrenceville. The location was on Lexington Avenue near Lawrence County Memorial

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VINCENNES CITY NEWS

The City of Vincennes announced Friday that the offices of Mayor, City Clerk Treasurer, City Inspector, Parks Department and City Engineer will be operating by appointment only until further

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 8,828 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus Thursday with 181 deaths statewide. Since the pandemic began, there have been 879,428 cases

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PETROLIA WATER BOIL ORDER

The Petrolia Water District Friday issued a boil order till further notice. It is in effect for customers in the area of North Frontage Lane north to Sawyer Road and around Club Kilroy Road.

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police arrested an out of county man Thursday. Taken into custody was 32 Kyle Tarrant of Noble. He was charged with Aggravated battery and was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and

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UNEMPLOYMENT SCAM

Lawrence County and area residents are being warned about a scam regarding the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Law enforcement authorities are receiving reports about people getting

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