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hammerAfter 35 years on the job as a police dispatcher, Jim Hammack is retiring from the Fairfield City Police Department. Hammack’s retirement will be effective May 29.  Chief Brad Winter says the department is now seeking applicants for the

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McLeansboro resident, Sam Gaines died at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in McLeansboro.

Services for Sam Gaines are pending at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

Marjorie M. Mix, 89 of Albion, IL died on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.

She is survived by a daughter; Susan (John) Roberts of Cedartown, GA, son; Lowell ‘Pat” Mix of Fairfield, IL, brother; James

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Bernie Wolfe 2000189-year-old former Mt. Erie resident, Bernard E. “Bernie” Wolfe of Fairfield died at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 22  at Way-Fair Nursing and Rehab Center in Fairfield.  A veteran of WW II, he was a retired farmer. He was

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Jimmie Dale Lowery  photo69-year-old Fairfield resident, Jimmy Dale Lowery died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He had worked at Caterpillar in the paint department when he was younger in Joliet. He was also a self-employed construction worker.

Survivors

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The Fairfield City Police Department is being cut by two officers.  Mayor Chuck Griswold says he does not plan to replace Chief Brad Winter upon his retirement.  Another senior officer is set to retire this year, and that

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Angela Tondini46-year-old Fairfield resident, Angela Dawn Tondini died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19 in the Emergency Room at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her mother, Dottie (Dorsett) Wilborn of Fairfield; her husband, James Tondini of Fairfield; a daughter Billie Ewing

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King, Randy edited60-year-old Randy King of Fairfield was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to two charges of being in possession of child pornography.  King has been held in the Wayne County jail since his arrest last

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55-year-old Queen Creek, AZ resident, David Allen Kimbrell died April 15.  He graduated high school in Traverse City, MI and served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years, worked in the medical field while in the service and

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bullard59-year-old Cisne resident, John W. Bullard died at 12:58 a.m. Sunday, April 20 at his home.  He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service, then retired from the U.S. Defense Department as a Federal Police

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