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Few details are being released about a car-train accident early Saturday morning that resulted in the death of a Wayne City man.  Reports indicated 35-year-old Shaun Michael Betts of Wayne City was killed when his SUV was hit by

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Jessie BryantJessie M. Bryant, 70 of Fairfield died at 6:12 PM, Friday June 13, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Heart Hospital in Newburgh, IN.   For over fifty years she worked at Wayne County Abstract Company in Fairfield, and was also a

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22-year-old Callie Jean -Luc Buchanan of Mt. Vernon, IL was jailed Friday after leading police on a high-speed chase through parts of Jefferson County in a stolen pickup truck.  According to Sheriff Roger Mulch, police received a call shortly

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73-year-old Cisne resident, Elman Bailey, died Saturday, June 7th, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include his wife Donna of Cisne; sons, Dennis (Tina) Bailey and Larry Bailey all of Cisne; brothers, Butch (Norma)

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Linda Irvin74-year-old McLeansboro resident and formerly of Broughton, Linda Irvin, died at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at Fountain View Nursing Center in Eldorado, IL.  She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son Joel “Todd” Glenn of Illinois; a daughter

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Mt. Carmel, IL firefighters were called to a trailer fire early this morning in Mt. Carmel, IL located at 11516E 920 Lane.  Upon arrival, flames were shooting out the east side of the structure.  The homeowner stated she

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The Fairfield Retail Merchants are planning a promotion in conjunction with the unearthing of two time capsules on the court house lawn in Fairfield on Saturday, June 21st.  Various civic groups will be selling baked goods and concessions starting

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Frontier Community College’s summer session begins this Thursday and runs through July 31st.  Courses will be offered in several areas and subjects, including drama performance, water aerobics, basketball, food sanitation, and CNA training, as well as kids classes during

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71-year-old Grayville resident, Norman Julian Bisch, died Friday, May 30 at his home.  He was a carpenter, Vietnam-era Army Veteran, lifetime member of the VFW and member of the American Legion.

Surviving are his wife Coletha “Deanne” Bisch; four

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The Wayne County Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded five $500 scholarships to Wayne County students majoring in an ag-related field of study.  The Young Leader Committee also awarded two additional $500 scholarships.  The recipients of the Wayne County

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