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tommy kentTommy Kent has been hired as Athletic Director at Frontier Community College. He will oversee the athletic program that started this fall semester and includes Men’s and Women’s golf and cross country teams. Prior to coming to Fairfield, Kent was

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The theft of wiring from utility poles has now spread into three counties.  Thieves have been using a chain saw to cut down power poles to steal the wiring contained within meter loops that serve grain bins. As many

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rena IIRena Joy Talbert, 63 of Barnhill, died at 11:10 PM, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.     She had earned Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist degrees from Eastern

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98-year-old Murphysboro resident, Ina Mae Williams died at 9:28 a.m. Sunday, August 24 in Murphysboro.  She had operated the D. C. Williams Jewelry Store. A member of the First Presbyterian Church and Eastern Star, she was an avid golfer,

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More than 20 Wayne-White Electric power poles have been cut down by thieves recently. The thieves are primarily targeting meter loops that serve grain bins on area farms.  Wayne-White is now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to

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63-year-old Dundas, IL resident, Bobby D. Clark died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, August 23 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Survivors include daughters, Barbara Boles of Olney and Linda Long of Fairfield; a sister, Louella Talbert of Fairfield; a brother, Melvin

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corn

Results are in from both the Wayne and White County crop tours. The projected corn yield for Wayne County is a record-setting 167 bushels per acre. The projected soybean yield has been pegged at 44 bushels per acre.  The

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75-year-old former Fairfield resident, Gladys Pope died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Betty Lou Pope of Centralia, Mike and wife Debbie Pope of Fairfield

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Headlines for Monday, August 25, 2014

Record forecast yields were noted during the annual Wayne County corn and soybean yield tour conducted today.  Corn Growers President Gregg Barnard says the average corn yield has been pegged at 167 bushels

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Sonny CarterDennis R. (Sonny) Carter, Jr. 69, of Geff, IL died at  6:16PM Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital at Newburgh, IN. He was a retired truck driver for Henderson Trucking at Salem, IL where he had worked

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