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Headlines for Sunday, August 19th

Fairfield police and fire department personnel were called to an incident Saturday evening at J.J’s Package Store in Fairfield.  City police said it was a “car versus post” incident, with one vehicle involved running into […]

Headlines for Saturday, August 18th

Bobbie Woolbright has announced that Aperion Care of Fairfield will be hosting free coffee and information on Tuesday mornings from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Fairfield McDonald’s.  Woolbright spoke at this past Thursday’s Fairfield […]

Headlines for Friday, August 17th

Fairfield Community High School students will begin school Monday with a modified schedule. Students should report to a Seminar class at 8:10 in the morning, where they will hear several presentations. Weather permitting, a free […]

Headlines for Thursday, August 16th

Fairfield’s McDonald’s is scheduled to be torn down and replaced in 2020, according to owner/operator John Moreland. Moreland says the new building will have a better layout, making it easier for cars to enter and […]

Headlines for Wednesday, August 15th

Wayne County law enforcement personnel arrested four individuals in a large drug bust on August 6th. 42-year-old Bakersfield, California resident David P. Compton was charged with nine separate violations after resisting arrest and striking officers […]

Headlines for Tuesday, August 14th

Two Wayne County residents were transported to Fairfield Memorial Hospital after an early afternoon wreck yesterday just southeast of Cisne. Police reports say one vehicle was broadsided after it failed to yield at an intersection […]

Headlines for Monday, August 13th

A local woman was cited for disobeying a traffic control device after a multi-car collision Friday afternoon at First and Main streets in Fairfield. Police reports indicate she collided with a car and semi after […]


Paul N. Bennett – Fairfield

71-year-old Fairfield resident, Paul N. Bennett, died at 6:48 p.m. Thursday, August 16th at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  He had retired from the Marines after serving 20 years having served two tours […]

William “Bill” Obrecht – Fairfield

90-year-old Fairfield resident, William “Bill” Obrecht, passed away at 7:10 a.m. Saturday, August 18th on Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit.  He was a farmer and member of the First Christian Church in Fairield.  Bill […]

LaDonna K. Douglas – Tuscola

74 year-old LaDonna K. Douglas of Tuscola died at 8:15 p.m. on Thursday August 16th at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker, mother, friend, and an avid follower of God. LaDonna was born on […]

Robert D. Clark – New Lenox

Robert Dwayne Clark, 79 of New Lenox, Illinois passed away on August 13, 2018 at his home. He was born on December 2, 1938 to Elmer and Ruth (Hood) Clark in Mill Shoals, IL. He […]