WAKO News

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FLASH FLOOD WATCH

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire WAKO listening area through Wednesday morning. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 30 year old Chris McNew of Robinson on a charge of Deceptive Practice and for Failure to Appear in Court. She was released after posting

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AREA MAY UNEMPLOYMENT

Unemployment figures for May have been released for southeastern Illinois by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Lawrence County had a jobless rate in May of 16.1%, down from 23.5% in

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