WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,189 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 38 more deaths. There was only 1 positive case Thursday in Lawrence County and 5 new

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LOCAL MAN SENT TO PRISON

Lawrence County States Attorney Michael Strange has announced that a local man was sentenced to prison this week in Lawrence County Circuit Court. Wednesday, 42 year old Chad Hayes of Sumner pled

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WABASH FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning for the Wabash River at Vincennes continues into this weekend. The river is improving. It fell 1/2 foot to a level of 18.5 feet Friday-still above the 16 foot flood stage. The

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VU ENROLLMENT UP

Some positive news coming this week from the Vincennes University Board of Trustees annual retreat to Indianapolis. Among the reports made to the board was an admissions report for the Fall 2022

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,640 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 45 new deaths. There were no positive case reports from the Lawrence County Health

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GSH BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The Good Samaritan Hospital Board of Governors met in special session Tuesday and voted to approve the purchase of the Bierhaus Building located at 328 North Second Street for $1.5 million.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,841 new cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 40 additional deaths. There were no case reports from the Lawrence County Health

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