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MeganA series of fundraisers Saturday for a missing Fairfield teen netted over $4,500. Mayor Chuck Griswold declared this past Saturday as Megan Nichols Day. The 16-year-old girl has been missing from her W. Center Street Home since July 3. 

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verlaVerla J. Richardson, age 64, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois died on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8:15 PM at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  She was a retired cashier from Huck’s Convenience Store in Carmi.

Survivors include her

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Leon Bennett

Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, IL died at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 1914, at his home. He was an Auto-Diesel Mechanic, maintenance man for Continental General Tire for over thirty years, and an US Army Infantry Veteran serving during

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An Eldorado man has been arrested at a truck stop in Matthew Missouri after being accused of kidnapping his teenage girlfriend. 23-year-old Sonny Pilgrim was initially sought for kidnapping 19-year Courtney Godwin. Godwin later told police she left willingly with

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brake47-year-old Albion resident, Timothy R. Brake died at 2:15 Thursday morning at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He had been a process tech at Fram Filtration and was a member of the House of Prayer in Albion.

Survivors include a son, Bobby

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lonnie stennet60-year-old Geff resident, Lonnie Lee (Bimbo) Stennett died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at his home. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a retired truck driver and carpenter.

Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Stennett of Fairfield; his

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gottReverend Everett E. Gott, 89, of Enfield died Wednesday July 23, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Gordon, Georgia.  During WWII, Everett worked installing hydraulic systems in P-47s at Republic Aviation in Evansville, IN.  He then attended Linotype

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going teachertimothy-goingGoinig croppedNew allegations have surfaced in the case of former Fairfield Community High School teacher and coach Timothy Going. On Wednesday, a Federal Grand Jury unsealed a four-count criminal indictment against Going. New charges allege that Going videotaped FCHS female athletes

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Frances Rutan91-year-old Fairfield resident, Frances L. Rutan died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 23 at her home in Fairfield. She had been a Nurse’s Aide.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly Rister and Pat Frankland of Fairfield and Sally Fry of Dallas, TX;

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MeganFairfield Mayor Chuck Griswold has declared this Saturday “Megan Nichols Day”. Megan has been missing from her West Center Street home since July 3. A series of fundraisers will be held Saturday to raise money to establish a reward fund.

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