WAKO News

CRAWFORD COUNTY BURN BAN

It has been extremely dry to start fall across the state of Illinois and the lack of moisture is causing some concerns. State Climatologist Trent Ford says that the average temperature is September

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LOCAL ARREST

Authorities here in Lawrence County early Thursday arrested 37 year old Courtney Neighbors on two counts of Felony Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. No other arrest details were given

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE SCAM

The Illinois State Police (ISP) are warning Lawrence County and other area residents about a phone scam in which callers are impersonating representatives of the department. Authorities report that

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Tuesday picked up a wanted Indiana woman. 28 year old Cheyenne Seals of rural Vincennes was charged with Deceptive Practices and was being held on $7500 bond

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Monday arrested 41 year old Kristin Coonce of Lawrenceville on charges of Violation of an Order of Protection and Resisting Arrest. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail

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VINCENNES STREET CLOSURE

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum’s office has announced that beginning Monday October 3rd, crews with Kerns Excavating will be closing Main Street between Bauer Drive and Henry Sievers Road for

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