WAKO News

LINK CARD TRANSITION

Those in Lawrence County and the surrounding area who are Illinois LINK card users should be aware that those cards will be temporarily out of use starting later this weekend. Officials with the

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Thursday picked up 50 year old Robert Deckard of St Francisville on a charge of Failure to Appear in Court. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and

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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met Wednesday at the county courthouse in Lawrenceville and did approved a finalized ordinance regulating and governing large solar power energy projects. The legislation

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday picked up 47 year old Jimmy Eaton of Vincennes. He was wanted on a Lawrence County warrant for Retail Theft. Eaton was taken to the Lawrence County

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L.H.S. EVACUATION

Lawrence Unit 20 officials have informed WAKO News that Lawrenceville High School (LHS) was evacuated of students and staff after administration at the school were advised and made aware of a

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I.E.C.C BOARD

The Board of Trustees of the Illinois Eastern Community College (IECC) District #529 adopted an operating fund budget of over $35 million for fiscal year 2022-23 at it’s regular session

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