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Headlines for Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Spring officially arrives at 11:15 this morning. Unfortunately, winter weather is going to hang around a little longer. Forecasters are calling for a slight chance of snow late tonight and again Thursday night into Friday […]

Headlines for Monday, March 19, 2018

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday for the 2018 General Primary Election.  Locally, there are only a few contested races. In Wayne County, incumbent Sheriff Mike Everett is facing a challenge on the Republican […]

Headlines for Sunday, March 18th, 2018

The Frontier Community College Bobcats softball team is selling tickets for a 7th Inning Stretch Fundraiser, with tickets to be drawn on Tuesday, March 27. Tickets can be purchased for the chance to win up […]

Headlines for Saturday, March 17th, 2018

 The Fairfield Business and Professional Women’s Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for Wayne County High School senior girls and mature women returning to college. All scholarships awarded will be valued at $2,000. All high school […]

Headlines for Friday, March 16, 2018

A telephoned bomb threat targeting the Fairfield Super Wal-Mart Wednesday night has been traced back to a home in Mill Shoals. The threat forced the evacuation of the Wal-Mart store for nearly five hours until […]

Headlines for Thursday, March 15, 2018

BOMB THREAT TRACED TO HOME IN MILL SHOALS  – An investigation into who threatened to detonate a bomb at the Fairfield Super Wal-Mart Wednesday evening has led authorities to a home in Mill Shoals.  White […]

Headlines for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

WAL-MART BOMB THREAT – A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Fairfield Super Wal-Mart store Wednesday evening. City, county and state police quickly cleared the store and nothing suspicious was found.  However, the store […]


Woodrow Wilson Jelks – Carmi

Woodrow Wilson Jelks, 102, of Carmi passed away at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his residence.  Woodie worked first in the Arkansas Oilfields, then moved to White County in April of 1943. Employed […]

LaDonna Lapikas – Fairfield

71-year-old Fairfield resident, LaDonna Lapikas died at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, March 17 at Aperion Health Care Center in Fairfield.  She had been a senior home care aide for several agencies and served clients in the […]

Sharna Sue (Withrow) Rawls

Sharna Sue (Withrow) Rawls (39) of Belle Rive, IL (formerly of Wayne City, IL) passed away Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at her home. Sharna graduated from Wayne City High School, received her Associates Degree from […]

Oscar Fenton – Fairfield

94 year-old Oscar Fenton of Fairfield died at 5:09 PM on Saturday March 3, 2018 at Lavender Ridge Memory Care in Mt. Vernon.   He was retired from his autobody repair shop and was a member […]

Carol Lee Lambert – Fairfield

75 year-old Carol Lee Lambert of Fairfield died at 8:30AM on Saturday, March 17th in Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit.  She had been a Homemaker. Carol is survived by her Husband- Doug of Fairfield; […]