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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area starting Sunday afternoon all the way through Thursday of next week. A dome of extremely hot

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department (LCSD) made three arrests Thursday. Taken into custody were 42 year old Dirk Carey of Lawrenceville charged with Domestic Battery, 31 year old Courtney

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POSHARD BOOK SIGNING

Former Illinois Congressman Glenn Poshard will be in Lawrence County next week as part of his book signing tour. Poshard has co-authored a book with journalist Carl Walworth entitled “Son of

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular monthly session Wednesday afternoon at the Lawrence County Courthouse. After a lengthy executive session dealing with personnel, the board upon committee

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police handled a two vehicle accident Wednesday evening at the intersection of 15th Street and Lexington Avenue. Reports indicate that at around 7:45 p.m. a southbound 1997 Toyota

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