WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 967 new cases of coronavirus over the weekend across the state with 48 deaths. Two deaths were reported in Lawrence County-2 women in their 80s

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Saturday arrested 38 year old Christopher Tompkins of Lawrenceville on charges of Aggravated Battery, Domestic Battery and Obstructing a Peace Officer. He was booked into the

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VU TUITION INCREASE

Vincennes University held a public hearing Thursday regarding proposed tuition and room and board increases for 2020-21 and 2022-23. The tuition increase for 2020-21 would be $200 and $206 in

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 366 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 18 new deaths. There were no new case reports by the Lawrence County Health Department

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STATE FULLY REOPENS

The state of Illinois has moved into full reopening-Stage 5 of the Restore Illinois plan Friday. The state has eliminated all capacity limits on businesses, large scale events, conventions,

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests Thursday. Taken into custody were 19 year old Skylar Shoulders of Lawrenceville on a charge of Violation of Conditions of Bail Bond and 39

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