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Brody Alan “Henry” Carlson

19-year-old Albion resident, Brody Alan “Henry” Carlson, died Thursday, October 30 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Surviving are his parents, Laura (Dennis) Meyer of Albion and Jeffrey (Beth) Carlson of Mt. Carmel, IL; brothers, Tyce (Jessi) Carlson and Tanner Carlson; a step-brother, Devin Meyer; his grandmother, Mary Ann West; his grandfather, Charlie Carlson; aunts […]

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Headlines for Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Fairfield Public Library Foundation’s 2nd annual “Radiothon” fundraiser will be held Monday night from 6 to 8:30 in the Reading Room of the library at 300 SE Second Street.  Local talent will perform, including musicians Larry Hobbs and Terry Smith and vocalists Alyssa Kollak and Terri Carter, and the Roasted Chestnuts.  The event will […]

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John Donald Engel

88-year-old McLeansboro resident, John Donald Engel, died at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, November 1 at McLeansboro Health Care and Rehab Center in McLeansboro.  He was a farmer, and served in the U.S. Army during WW II in the Phillipines.  He was a member of St. Clement’s Catholic Church in McLeansboro, past member of the M.T.H.S. Board […]

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Ruth Pappas

91-year-old Fairfield resident, Ruth Pappas, died at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, November 1 at Way-Fair Nursing Home in Fairfield.  She had been a waitress at the Grill. Surviving are two sons, Rev. Les Pappas of Fairfield and Byron Pappas of LaSalle, IL; two grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Ruth Pappas’ remains will be cremated and there will […]

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David A. Zimmerman

86-year-old Glendive, MT resident and Fairfield native, David A. Zimmerman, died  Thursday, October 30 at his home in Glendive, MT.  He worked in various oilfields throughout his life and in 1961 moved to Glendive where he worked for Baker Oil Tools until his retirement in 1985. Surviving are his wife, Lillie of Glendive, MT; four […]

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John Lee Simmons

John Lee Simmons

65-year-old rural Allendale resident, John Lee Simmons, died Thursday, October 30 at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, IL.  He was a pipefitter/welder for the local #136 for 40 years.  He also worked at the food banks at the Heart of Hope House and Bridges of Hope ministries.  He was a member of the Heartland […]

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Headlines for Saturday, November 1, 2014

There’s been a shakeup at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  This past Tuesday the board of directors voted to fire current Chief Executive Officer Randall Dauby.  The final vote was 7 to 1 to terminate Dauby’s employment.  After news of Dauby’s firing, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, Brad Futrell submitted his resignation, effective November 19th.  […]

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Charles Schilling

Charles A. Schilling

Charles A. Schilling, a resident of Dahlgren, IL died at 12:45 A.M. Saturday, October 25th at the Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church.  Charles loved dancing. Survivors include:  1 sister, Dorothy Glatz […]

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Headlines for Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Fairfield City Council meets Tuesday night.  Main items of business include discussion on the refinancing of bonds for the city and the redevelopment of the city’s downtown through TIF money.  Also on the agenda is the rescheduling of the November city council meeting, tree planting and the Career Development Center disposal fees. Angie Mason […]

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Headlines for Saturday, October 25, 2014

Illinois State Police safely located an abducted eight-month-old infant in Jefferson County Friday and took three suspects into custody in connection with the incident.  The infant was reported missing in Memphis, TN around 4:15 Friday morning.  Illinois State Police were alerted that the suspects may have entered Illinois around 8 a.m.  An Illinois State Trooper […]

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