WAKO News

RURAL LAWRENCEVILLE FIRE

Three units of the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District along with personnel from the Bridgeport Fire Department were called out Thursday to a residential garage fire in rural Lawrenceville.

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The City of Bridgeport is in good financial shape. That assessment of the city finances was made by Curt Bensen of Kemper CPA in the annual fiscal year audit report to the City Council Tuesday

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY MEETS

The Bi-State Authority Board of Directors met at the Mid-American Air Center northeast of Lawrenceville Tuesday evening. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz reported that the airport would be seeking

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ROBBERY SUSPECT IN COURT

An 18 year old Indianapolis teen charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Verizon Wireless store in Mt Carmel in July was in court Tuesday. Latrell Coe appeared in Wabash County Court

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STATE POLICE NITE PATROLS

The Illinois State Police out of District 12 in Effingham have announced they will be conducting Nightime Enforcement (NITE) patrols in Lawrence and Richland Counties through the end of September.

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VINCENNES FIRE

The Vincennes City Fire Department was called out early Wednesday morning to a structure fire. Units were dispatched around 12:30 a.m. Eastern time to the fire location at 9th and Seminary Streets.

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

Lawrence County law enforcement authorities arrested three wanted subjects. The Sheriffs Department took into custody 30 year old Anthony Gosnell of Sumner on an Illinois Department of Corrections

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