WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 19,237 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 34 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department indicated there were 63

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ELECTION PETITIONS

Candidates for county offices up for election here in Lawrence County in 2022 can begin circulating nomination petitions this week. County Clerk Will Gibson informed WAKO News that those petitions

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police picked up 2 wanted individuals Sunday. 45 year old Gary Reeves of Bridgeport was being held on an Effingham County warrant at the Lawrence County Jail without bond awaiting

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MINE DEATH INVESTIGATION

Reports out of southwestern Indiana indicate that federal and state officials are currently investigation an apparent fatal mining accident late last week in Knox County. One person was killed

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PETROLIA WATER BOIL ORDER

The Petrolia Water District reported a water leak Monday morning to WAKO News and indicated that a boil order has been issued. It is for customers from the intersection of Highway 50 and Archery

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Saturday reported a total of 2,382,437 cases of coronavirus with 28,361 deaths across the state as cases continue to rise along with hospitalizations and

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday arrested 38 year old Kevin Carie of Lawrence County on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held

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