WAKO News

WABASH COUNTY FATAL FIRE

Two people were killed over the weekend in a residential fire in rural Wabash County. According to the coroners office the blaze broke out around 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the home near Friendsville.

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TIGERS DOWN INDIANS

Gavin Dorn of Richland County  ran for 129 yards and a touchdown to spark the Tigers to a 41-6 win Friday night over the Lawrenceville Indians in Olney. Dorn scored on the team’s first

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police Friday arrested 39 year old Jeremy Darnell of Lawrenceville for Domestic Battery. No other arrest details were given. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and was later

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U.S. 50 TO CLOSE MONDAY

The Illinois Department of Transportation will close U.S. 50 between Business U.S. 50 and Illinois Route 1 north of Lawrenceville completely early next week. The closure will begin Monday at 7 a.m.

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police looked into a single vehicle accident Thursday in the 1300 block of State Street. Reports indicate that around 8 a.m. a 2012 Honda CRV being driven by Deanna Brian of rural

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