WAKO News

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted local man Thursday. Taken into custody was 27 year old Anthony Skipworth of Lawrenceville. He was being sought on a Lawrence County warrant

Continue Reading »

ELECTION POSTSCRIPTS

Here are some postscripts to the Tuesday General Election in Illinois. Voters rejected the proposal to abolish the state flat-rate income tax for one that would take a greater share from wealthier

Continue Reading »

LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Wednesday arrested 19 year old Brian Lyczkowski Jr of Lawrenceville for Criminal Sexual Abuse, a Class A Illinois misdeameanor. No other arrest details were given in the

Continue Reading »

COVID-19 SPREAD CONTINUES

COVID-19 concerns continue across Illinois. The Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 7,538 cases statewide with 55 deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department was notified Wednesday of

Continue Reading »