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stinson95-year-old Fairfield native, Nile Stinson Wright died on Monday, Sept. 15 at his home in Torrance, CA. He served in the Navy and was in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.  He worked at Hughes Aircraft Company in

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28-year-old Myles D. Allali of Norris City has been sentenced to 2 years in prison after failing to register as a sex offender as required by law.  Allali was sentenced Thursday in White County Circuit Court at Carmi. He

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Billy FranklinBillie L. Franklin, 77 of Carmi and formerly of Woodlawn, TN, passed away Wednesday September 17, 2014 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL. He was born January 10, 1937 in Stoutland, MO the son of Lewis and Elizabeth (Evans)

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Briella Sophia Grove, stillborn daughter of Cassandra Coley of Geff and Matthew Grove of Fairfield was born at 5:22 AM, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.

She is survived by her parents, a brother

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WILLIAMS, JohnJohn Alvin Williams, 79 of Mt.Vernon, Illinois died on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  He worked 54 years as a salesman for Dairy Brand and Meadow Gold Milk. He was

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David MarvelDavid Robert Marvel, 72 of Brandon, FL, died on September 17, 2014 at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years Sonya Marvel, of Brandon, FL; three sons, David, Robert (Cindy),

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Under a plea agreement reached Wednesday between federal prosecutors and Timothy C. Going, the former Fairfield Community High School teacher and coach will serve 20 years in prison for secretly videotaping FCHS female students in the girls’ locker room and

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penner 2Herbert Clella Penner, 76, of Griffin, Indiana, died at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from injuries sustained in a fall from a ladder at his home.  Herbert was retired from Emge Meat Packing Company in

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EPSON MFP imageGeorge E. (G.E.) Kissner, 92, a well-known businessman of Wayne City, died at 5:21 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at his home. He spent most of his years in Wayne City operating various successful businesses and partnerships.  Among

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katiKati Jenkins, 62, Rapid City, formerly of Fairfield has died. She was a graduate of SIU-Carbondale.

Survivors include a daughter Callie Geving, grandchildren Hallie Kate, Hayden, and Lyvie Geving; a son Jacob Dreger all of Eau Claire Wisconsin. Also surviving

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