WAKO News

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY

Tuesday June 28th is Primary Election Day in Lawrence County and across the state of Illinois. Voters will be heading to the polls to select party candidates to run for elected office in the fall.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Saturday arrested 40 year old Heather Garrard-Harrington of Lawrenceville on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. She was being held in the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 20 Illinois counties are now rated at High Community Level for COVID-19 spread. 5 of those are in southern Illinois-Johnson, Massac, Marion,

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police Friday arrested a local woman on multiple offenses. Taken into custody was 39 year old Lacee Moon of Lawrenceville who has been charged with Forgery, Illegal Use of Special Dealer

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MT CARMEL BRIDGE REMOVAL

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that Illinois Route 1 will be closed starting late next week for the removal of a bridge over an abandoned railroad line. The bridge

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