WAKO News

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested an Indiana man after a local traffic stop. Taken into custody was 21 year old Anthony Martinez of Wadesville. He was ticketed for Unlawful

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FLOOD WARNING

The National Weather Service (NWS) has continued a Flood Warning for the entire WAKO listening area until late Tuesday afternoon. They say that the extension is due to reports of the flooding of

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BOIL ORDER LIFTED

Officials with the Birds-Pinkstaff Water District have informed WAKO News that the boil order that had been issued last Thursday August 21st has now been lifted. That boil order was for customers

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 58 counties in the state of Illinois are now rated at High Community Level for the spread of COVID-19 due to rising cases. Lawrence, Wabash and

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police Saturday arrested a local woman on major offenses. Taken into custody was 35 year old Deidre Fraley of Bridgeport. She has been preliminarily charged with Attempted Second Degree

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FLOOD WATCH FOR AREA

The National Weather Services has issued a Flood Watch from this evening through Tuesday morning for the entire WAKO listening area. More rain is forecast to develop late Monday with rainfall

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday took into custody 33 year old Tori Jones of Lawrenceville. She was wanted in Clark County Indiana and was being held without bond in the Lawrence

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HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES

The National Weather Service says that the Heat Advisory continues for the entire WAKO listening area this weekend. They are forecasting high temperatures in the mid 90s to combine with high

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