WAKO News

GIBSON COUNTY MURDER CASE

The Gibson County Indiana man charged with the murder of his mother earlier this month made a video court appearance this week. 47 year old David Crowe is alledged to have stabbed his mother 72

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

State health officials are continuing to urge eligible Illinoisians including those in Lawrence County to get their COVID-19 booster shot. The IDPH is working with long term care facilities and

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENTS

Lawrenceville Police dealt with two accidents Wednesday. The first occured just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of 11th and Dubois Streets. A 2007 Hyundai being driven by Sue Brown of Bridgeport

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made 2 arrests Wednesday. 40 year old Michael Wells of Bridgeport was charged with Probation Violation (Weapons) and was booked into the Lawrence County Jail

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GOOD SAMARITAN CLUBHOUSE

The Clubhouse International Accreditation Committee has awarded accreditation to Good Samaritan’s Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse after a recent visit to the facility. The Wabash Valley

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CARLE USDA GRANT

Carle Health Has announced the receipt of a $544,000 grant to improve rural access to telemedicine. The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help connect nearly 200,000 rural

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,131 new cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 27 additional deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have been 1,688,261

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