20 year-old Danielle P. Steiner of Thompsonville, was driving a 2004 Ford passenger car, northbound on Illinois Route 34, just north of Webber Cemetery Road in Saline County at 1 :38 p.m. Friday afternoon. For unknown reasons, she crossed the center line into the southbound lane. A 1998 International truck, driven by 47 year-old Marshall W. Cissna of Nortonville, Kentucky was southbound on Route 34 and was unable to avoid Steiner’s Ford, striking it on the driver’s side door. Steiner was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Saline County Coroner’s Office. Cissna did not receive any injuries as a result of
the traffic crash. An Illinois State Police Reconstruction Officer has been assigned to assist with the crash investigation
The Fairfield City Council will meet Tuesday night at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. A public hearing will be held at 5:45 p. m. for rezoning of property. Items on the agenda include amending the zoning code, adopting policy for collection process closed (final) bills and updating the police and fire eligibility list.
The Cisne High School Freshman Class will hold a spaghetti supper fundraiser, Friday, January 26th in the Cisne High School Cafeteria. Serving times are from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Meal will consist of: spaghetti, salad, rolls, dessert and drinks. Dinner is by donation at the door. The Cisne Runnin’ Lions basketball team and cheerleaders will host two games against Patoka beginning at 6:15 p.m., making it a perfect night for dinner before the game.
Area residents interested in the Nursing Program at Frontier Community College (FCC) should apply as soon as possible. Applications for the Fall 2018 Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) Program are being accepted through Thursday, February 15. All applicants must attend one informational meeting held on FCC’s campus. Applicants may choose from: Thursday, January 25, from 3PM-4PM (LRC Room 127) Thursday, February 8, from 3PM-4PM (LRC Room 127) Wednesday, February 14, from 10AM-11AM (CBW Room 105) Applicants must also take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam prior to enrolling in the Nursing Program. The TEAS exam may be taken up to two times, and students must score at the proficient level or higher prior to the application deadline of February 15. FCC has scheduled three separate testing dates to choose from: Monday, January 22, from 1 PM-5PM (RLM Bldg. Room 24) Friday, ~ 9, from 9AM-1 PM (RLM Bldg. Room 24) Tuesday, February 13, from 1 PM-5PM (RLM Bldg. Room 24) To reserve a seat in one of the informational meetings, or for more information about the program, call FCC’s nursing department at (618) 842-3711. A complete list of application requirements can be obtained from thenursing department or online at www.iecc.edu/nursing. The Nursing Program is provided through Olney Central College on FCC’s campus.