WAKO News

LOCAL ARREST

A wanted local man arrested Monday by the Lawrence County Sheriffs Department. Taken into custody was 64 year old Ronald Seals of St Francisville. He was wanted on an Arkansas warrant for Failure

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported that there were 24,441 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday through Sunday-New Years Weekend with 398 additional deaths.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Monday arrested 40 year old Jerimiah Hightshoe of Knoxville Tennessee for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated an early morning accident Monday at a city intersection. Reports say that at around 12:15 a.m., a 2007 Honda being driven by Kaitlyn Opat of Rural Route #1

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RADON GAS TESTING

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is urging Lawrence County and other state residents to take time in the near future to test their homes for radon. Radon health risks are preventable with a

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