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Frieda Smith photo73-year-old Fairfield resident, Frieda J. Smith, died at 6:36 p.m. Sunday, April 6 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  She had been the office manager at Fairfield Memorial Hospital for 26 years.

Surviving are her husband Earl G. Smith of Fairfield;

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26-year-old Jeremy L. Duffield of Johnsonville was jailed late Monday night on an aggravated DUI charge.  County police were called to a location near Wayne City on a report of a truck stuck in a ditch.  As the

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The Fairfield FFA Chapter had a very successful day at the Illinois State FFA Proficiency Recordbook Judging at the University of Illinois on Saturday.  Katie Liston was named the State FFA Winner in Food Science and Leah Carter was

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Illinois State Police District 19 officers, in conjunction with the Illinois Liquor Commission, conducted Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveillance at various establishments in Wayne, Edwards, White and Wabash counties Thursday night, arresting a total of three people for selling to minors.

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92-year-old Fairfield resident, Robert “Bob” James Hohl Sr. died Thursday, April 3 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  He worked at Whirlpool Corporation for ten years.  Along with his wife he operated the Open Hearth Restaurant for many years. 

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Anita Tanner81-year-old Fairfield resident, Anita C. Tanner, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, April 4 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield.  She had worked at Web Printing in Fairfield and Kex Products in Olney.

Surviving are her husband Leroy M. Tanner

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Christina Ann Nettleton53-year-old Geff resident, Christina Ann Nettleton, died Wednesday, April 2 at her home.  She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Olney.

Surviving are her husband Gordon; three sons, Shawn

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Victor Hawkins266-year-old Grayville resident, Victor Allen Hawkins, died Tuesday, April 1 from an accident at the Grayville Industrial Park.  He was a retired coal miner and equipment operator.  He served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War in

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Mickey Block000168-year-old Rinard resident, Mickey Sue (Hall) Block, died at 3:59 p.m. Monday, March 31 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Surviving are her husband Phillip of Rinard; sons, Eddie (Samara) Spitzner of Covington, GA, and Jeff (Kendra) Block

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dessie100-year-old McLeansboro resident, Dessie Dora Harrelson, died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 1 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Home in McLeansboro.  She worked as a seamstress at the former Elder Manufacturing Co. in McLeansboro.  She was a member of

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