WAKO News

MT CARMEL SHOOTING DEATH

A Wabash County youth has died in a shooting Tuesday. A release from Wabash County Coroner Shaun Keepes was issued following the incident at 2115 College Drive in Mt Carmel. It states that

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VINCENNES STREET CLOSING

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum has announced that Harrison Street between Indianapolis Avenue and First Street (on the Vincennes University campus) will be closed starting this Thursday, September 24th

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STATE DIGITAL EQUITY GRANTS

The Illinois State Board of Education has announced that 471 Local Education Agencies (LEAs) including 2 here in Lawrence County, will share in over $80 million dollars in grant money to help close

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police arrested 35 year old Steven Kelly of Lawrenceville Monday on a charge of Bond Revocation. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held there.

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ILLINOIS RAIL SAFETY WEEK

This is Illinois Rail Safety Week across the state. Lawrence County and other residents are reminded to be aware of the dangers associated with highway-rail grade crossing sites. During 2019, 104

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