Local News


The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of all breast cancer survivors, Lawrence County Memorial Hospital (LCMH) will continue an annual tradition Friday September 29th. At 1 p.m. CDT, the Pink […]


A recent SmartAsset study was done to find places across the state of Illinois where residents recieve the most value for what they pay in property taxes. The study measured the effective property tax paid […]


The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Thursday arrested 31 year old Tanara Baughn of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. She was being held in the Lawrence County Jail without bond pending a court […]

Area Obituaries

Irene “Sidder” Smith Jordan

Irene “Sidder” Smith Jordan, daughter of the late Arthur Lee Smith and Elma Rogers Smith, was born on April 8, 1932, in Essex, Missouri, and departed this life on September 21, 2022, at Winchester Nursing […]

Clarence Albert Reedy

Clarence Albert Reedy of Auburndale, Florida passed on September 21, 2022 at his residence. He was born on September 21, 1941 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Clarence and Wanda (Kelly) Reedy. He was the football coach […]

Linda Sue Griesemer

Linda Sue Griesemer, age 74, of Shelbyville, Illinois, formerly of Allendale, Illinois, passed away at 10:22 p.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, Illinois. She was born on April […]

Garold Lee ‘Po’ Holmes

Garold Lee ‘Po’ Holmes, age 82, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He was born on January 13, 1940 in Lawrence County, […]

WAKO Featured Audio

Business of the Day Growing Green Lawn Care 090122

Events Calendar

Focus On The Community

Focus on the Community Samantha Gaither & Maisie McClure 071622

Take 5 For The Community

Take 5 Curtis Miller 092822

RSS Illinois News