WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 9,462 new cases of coronavirus with 81 new deaths across the state Monday. The Lawrence County Health Department indicated 84 positive cases Monday

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TATE ARRAIGNMENT POSTPONED

The scheduled Tuesday arraignment of Ray Tate Jr of Hopkinsville Kentucky has been postponed. The former Lawrence County man was supposed to appear in Wayne County Circuit Court in Fairfield, but

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ARCTIC AIR RETURNING

The National Weather Service says that arctic high pressure has brought another system of bitterly cold air into the WAKO listening area. Temperatures Tuesday night will bottom out at around five

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Sunday arrested a local woman on multiple charges. Taken into custody was 46 year old Tara Davis of Lawrenceville for Criminal Trespass, Criminal Damage to Property and

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WASHINGTON AVENUE CLOSURE

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum has announced that beginning Monday January 24th, crews with Wabash Utilities will be closing Washington Avenue between Emison Avenue and Niblack Blvd for repair work.

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ILLINOIS TAX FILING

Illinois tax filing season begins next week. Lawrence County residents and others can start filing both state and federal income tax returns Monday January 24th. Last year, 88% of taxpayers filed

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