WAKO News

STAY HOME FOR EASTER

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and other top state health officials are urging Lawrence County and other area residents to stay home and celebrate the Easter holiday weekend. He was asked by

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a Bridgeport man for Domestic Battery this week. 60 year old Timothy Shaffer was charged with the offense Wednesday and was being held on $5000

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STORM RECOVERY CONTINUES

Recovery efforts continue from the Wednesday night storms which hammered Lawrence and Knox counties with damaging winds, rain, and hail. There were multiple reports of downed trees and power lines

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FROST ADVISORY ISSUED

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the WAKO listening area from 1 a.m. until 8 a.m. Saturday. Temperatures are forecast to drop to as low as 30 degrees in many locations

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