WAKO News

VINCENNES COVID-19 GRANT

Vincennes Mayor Joe Yochum has announced that the city has received $250,000 from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs for continued COVID-19 relief. The grant award will fund $100,000

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,959 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 22 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 6 new cases Monday

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police dealt with a single vehicle collision Monday morning at the Walmart located at 2610 West Haven Road. It happened just after 8:30 a.m. when a 2018 Ford Explorer being driven by

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police early Tuesday arrested 27 year old Harley Benton of Lawrenceville on charges of Domestic Battery and Unlawful Possession of Firearms by a Felon. Benton was booked into the

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AREA FREEZE WARNING

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning from 1 a.m. until 9 a.m. Central Time Wednesday for the entire WAKO listening area in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported there were 9,626 new cases of coronavirus this past weekend across the state with 54 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department has

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday arrested 37 year old Kyle Gosnell of Lawrenceville for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later

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