WAKO News

LCMH BOARD MEETS

The Lawrence County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors met earlier this month via tele-conference and recieved a report from Chief Financial Officer Larry Spour that the  medical facility in

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PRITZGER MOTION DENIED

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzgers motion to have the lawsuit against him filed by 109th District State Representative Darren Bailey moved from Clay County to Sangamon County was denied in court late

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department over the weekend arrested 27 year old Andrew Knepp of Lawrenceville on multiple charges. He was charged with Violation of an Order of Protection and Contempt

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TORNADO WARNING

The National Weather Service in Lincoln Illinois issued a tornado warning late Sunday afternoon and early Sunday evening for Lawrence County. The warning sirens sounded around 6 p.m. Central Time

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PETROLIA WATER FLUSHING

The Petrolia Water District has informed WAKO that they will be flushing out their entire water system this week. That process could cause some low water pressure for customers of the water

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