WAKO WEEKEND NEWS BRIEFS

— A Lawrenceville man was arrested on an aggravated assault charge yesterday. Lawrenceville Police took 50 year-old Terry Wysong into custody. Wysong was taken to the Lawrence County Jail.

—   Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs visited the Lawrence County Treasurer’s office Thursday afternoon. Frerichs was on hand to discuss programs offered by the treasurer’s office that help people invest in themselves and plan for various stages in life.  Frerichs also discussed ways the state and local government are working together to improve operations in the local offices. The Lawrence County stop was one of several Frerichs made.

—   The Lawrence County Board’s Bargaining Committee will meet Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. The Committee will also meet with a Fraternal Order of Police union representative that same evening at 5 p.m.