WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

The Lawrenceville City Council met Thursday evening and did approve the annual Tax Levy Ordinance of $535,600. a 4% increase from the previous year levy amount. Mayor David Courtney reported to the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,286 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 27 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department report of new cases Thursday was

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JASPER COUNTY ACCIDENT

Three people were injured and hospitalized in a two vehicle collision Thursday morning in Jasper County. Illinois State Police say the mishap involved a 2021 Nissan Cargo Van being driven by 61

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed investigation into a recent two vehicle collision. It occured Wednesday in the 1100 block of State Street. Reports indicate that a 2015 Nissan being driven by

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BRIDGEPORT ARREST

Bridgeport Police have arrested a local man. Taken into custody was 24 year old Jeffrey Metz of Lawrenceville on a charge of Forgery. No other arrest details were given in the report. Metz was

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