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27-year-old Alan Dale Stratton of Crossville was injured and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon in White County.  State police say Stratton was riding a motorcycle on White County

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Lee Brown000179-year-old Fairfield resident, Lee Roy Brown, died at 6:50 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was a retired salesman, loved to cook, had several restaurants, and was manager in the

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Bill Trotter83-year-old Belle Rive resident, Billie J. (Bill) Trotter, died at 1:45 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in McLeansboro.  He was a retired technician with the Hamilton County Telephone Co-op in Dahlgren, and was

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The Fairfield Community High School Homecoming Parade was held Friday afternoon in downtown Fairfield.  The parade lasted about 25 minutes.  The FCHS Senior class won first in the float entries, receiving $100.  Second place and $75 went

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Found on Baseline Road near Cisne:  a female beagle.  Has a brown head and a big black spot on her back.  Call 897-2655.

Francis Kaufman photo82-year-old Piopolis resident, Francis Joseph Kaufman, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, September 27 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  He was a construction worker, and member of St. John Baptist Catholic Church at Piopolis.

Surviving are a sister, Mechtilda

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Family and friends of missing Fairfield teenager, Megan Nichols, staged a fundraiser Saturday outside the entrance of the Fairfield Super WalMart.  Reports indicated the fundraiser was held to raise reward money in hopes of bringing the 16-year-old teen home.

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Jack Rubenacker Photo77-year-old McLeansboro resident, Oscar John “Jack” Rubenacker, died at 6:55 p.m. Friday, September 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.  He was a farmer, and served in the U.S. Army in Korea.

Surviving are his wife Pearl J. Rubenacker

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Bernadine Smith93-year-old Albion resident, Bernadine Smith, died Friday, September 26 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.  She was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband on the family farm.  She was also an expert seamstress and member of the

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Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company, LLC, known as ETCO, is developing plans to convert existing pipeline assets from natural gas to crude oil in western Wayne County, as well as installing a new 30-inch pipeline from four miles north of

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