WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Cases of COVID-19 across Illinois increased by 39 percent this past week. That according to figures released by the Illinois Department of Public Health Monday. More than 19,000 new infections were

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HOWDER SENTENCING

A Lawrence County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday in neighboring Wabash County. 59 year old Glen Howder of Lawrenceville was found guilty last month of Child Pornography, a Class X

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FROST ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area from 1 a.m. until 8 a.m. CDT Wednesday. Temperatures during those overnight hours are anticipated to drop

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LAWRENCEVILLE ZONING BOARD

Lawrenceville Mayor David Courtney has announced that the City Zoning Board will meet this week. The board is scheduled to get together Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting

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CORN CHECK-OFF REFERENDUM

Illinois corn producers overwhelmingly approved an increase in the corn check-off rate they pay when marketing their grain. By a vote of 1078 to 141, they passed a referendum in late March to raise

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) Saturday arrested both 29 year old Rachel Alvord and 35 year old Christopher May of rural Lawrenceville for Domestic Battery. Both were being held

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