WAKO News

LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Tuesday arrested 20 year old Dalton Mattingly of Robinson for Probation Violation. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held on $3000

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HARPER IN COURT

Reports out of neighboring Wabash County indicate that preliminary hearing has been set for the southern Illinois man who lead area authorities on a multi-county chase and manhunt which ended with

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UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS

Unemployment levels dropped from April to May in southeastern Illinois according to figures released late last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Illinois Department of Workforce

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GROUND BEEF RECALL

A southwestern Indiana meat packing company is voluntarily recalling certain packages of it’s ground beef. Merkley and Sons Packing based out of Jasper says that the recall is for it’s

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Saturday arrested 2 Bridgeport residents for Domestic Battery. Taken into custody were 34 year old Jerald Charles and 39 year old Nellie Charles. Both were

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NEW GSH BOARD CHAIRWOMAN

Reports out of Vincennes indicate that the Good Samaritan Hospital Board of Governors has a new chairwoman. Susan Brocksmith has been elected to the top spot and will officially take over in July.

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