WAKO News

BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority, which governs the Mid-American Air Center located northeast of Lawrenceville met Tuesday and dealt with a number of matters. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz told WAKO News

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VINCENNES CITY COUNCIL

The Vincennes City Council met Monday evening at City Hall and passed on first reading a tax rebate to be received by customers of the Vincennes Water Utilities in bills in the future. The rebate

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ELECTION EQUIPMENT TEST

The Lawrence County Clerks Office will conduct a public test of election equipment this Thursday June 16th at 2 p.m. at the clerks office in the Lawrence County Courthouse in Lawrenceville. The

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 40 year old Brent Wiseman of Robinson on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 32 Illinois counties are now rated at the High Level for COVID-19 spread. Those include Chicago, Cook County and surrounding counties in

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted woman Saturday. Taken into custody in Lawrenceville was 32 year old Britnie Cox. She has no known address. Cox was wanted on a warrant out

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HEAT ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in effect until 8 p.m. CDT Wednesday for the entire WAKO listening area.  Actual temperatures are forecast in the low to mid 90s during the

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