WAKO News

LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 34 year old Thomas Wingard of Vincennes for Violation of a Civil No-Contact Order and Failure to Appear for Review. He was being held in the

Continue Reading »

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

The Illinois Department of Revenue is reminding minimum wage workers in Lawrence County and the surrounding area to check their paychecks for a raise. The minimum wage in the state is now $9.25 an

Continue Reading »

LOCAL MAN SENT TO PRISON

A Lawrence County man was sentenced to prison this week in court. States Attorney Michael Strange announced that on Monday 42 year old Michael Vinsel of Lawrenceville was given a term of 15 years

Continue Reading »

LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Local authorities here in Lawrence County arrested three men all for driving with their licenses suspended. 54 year old Kevin Fry, 26 year old Dylan Lemons and 36 year old Christopher Howder all of

Continue Reading »