WAKO News

V.U. AUTO THEFT

Vincennes University Police are warning students, staff and visitors to it’s campus facilities to secure their vehicles. This after they reported the theft of a vehicle earlier this week. It

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation into a recent two vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon. The collision occured around 5:45 p.m. at 2301 James Street. A 2004 Ford F-150

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NWS WIND ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area until 9 p.m. CDT Wednesday. Winds will be strong from the south and gust up to 35 to 45 mph across the

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PROPERTY TAX PHONE SCAM

Lawrence County property owners and others throughout the area are being warned about a property tax phone scam. Authorities across southeastern Illinois have been receiving information about

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday arrested 32 year old Coty Parson of Bridgeport on a charge of Domestic Battery.  He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held there

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VINCENNES POWER OUTAGE

A large power outage occured in Vincennes Monday afternoon. City and Duke Energy officials say about 4000 residents were without electricity from between 1 and 4:30 p.m. ET. The problem stemmed

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GWRPC OFFICER ELECTIONS

The Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission has elected officers for the 2022-23 fiscal year. Those taking place at a meeting earlier in March in Albion. All four current officers were selected

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