WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a three vehicle collision Thursday morning at the intersection of 15th and Cedar Streets. About 7:50 a.m. a 1995 Dodge Dakota being driven by Shane Huffman of

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VINCENNES SHOOTING

Vincennes Police are continuing to investigate a shooting Thursday night at the Autumn Ridge apartment complex. Initial reports indicate that there was one victim and the shooting suspects fled

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EASTON ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY

Wabash County attorney William Easton has announced he will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for States Attorney. Easton has been the Wabash County public defender since 2016. He began

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IECC BOARD

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community College District #529 met Tuesday night at Frontier Community College in Fairfield. They did approve after holding a public hearing certifying

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UNIT 20 BOARD

The Lawrence Unit 20 Board of Education Wednesday night moved forward with increasing it’s working cash fund by approving the issuance of approximately $875,000 in bonds. The monies would be

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board has approved a resolution to have five full time sheriffs department road deputies. The move was made after a request was made by Sheriff Russell Adams last month. Adams

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police made two arrests Wednesday. 57 year old Terry Van Dyke of Lawrenceville was picked up on a Richland County warrant. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and later

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