WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville police have completed their investigation into a recent two vehicle accident at the Mach-1 parking lot at 1502 State Street late Monday afternoon. Reports indicate that around 5:45

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GREEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPS

Red Hill Unit #10 will be accepting applications for the annual Green family scholarships through the end of the month of June. Applications are available for those interested at the District Main

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,907 cases of coronavirus across the state this past weekend Friday through Sunday with 109 deaths. No case reports from the Lawrence County

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KNOX COUNTY ARREST

The Knox County Indiana Sheriffs Department this past weekend after a vehicle chase into Oaktown. Taken into custody after the pursuit was 36 year old Christopher Lockhart of Lawrenceville. He has

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LAWRENCEVILLE POLICE

Lawrenceville Police early Saturday arrested a local man on multiple charges. Taken into custody was 41 year old Elgin Jones of Lawrenceville. He was preliminarily charged with Domestic Battery,

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made several arrests over the Memorial Day weekend.  22 year old Sage Atteberry of Lawrenceville was charged Friday with Domestic Battery and was being held

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POOL OPENING DELAYED

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum announced Friday that due to predicted low temperatures for Saturday May 29th, the scheduled opening of the Rainbow Beach pool will be delayed until Sunday May 30th. Pool

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AREA UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS

Unemployment rates went down from March to April across much of southeastern Illinois. That according to individual county figures released this week by the Illinois Department of Employment

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