Residents interested in the development of oil-rich shale formations in Southern Illinois will gather this evening in Fairfield for a town hall meeting. Local environmental engineer Jerry Quindry will be one of the featured speakers. Quindry will discuss the handling
88-year-old Barnhill resident, Nieta V. Hunley died Saturday, Oct. 18 at her home. A member of the Apostolic Faith Church in Fairfield, she was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry (Gayla) Hunley of Barnhill and Danny Hunley of Barnhill;
Longtime Carmi businessman and active philanthropist, co-founder of Martin and Bayley, Inc., Frank Mount Bayley, 86, died Saturday, October 18, 2014. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. After the war, he focused on the
Jeanine Main, 81, of Fairfield, Illinois, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She started teaching 6th grade at North School in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, from there she taught in Lawrenceville and Crossville, Illinois. Jeanine started the
Frank Bayley, the co-founder of the Hucks convenience store chain and Big John Superstores, died Saturday. He was 86. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, Bayley and business partner Bob Martin opened the first Hucks Convenience Store in
70-year-old McLeansboro resident, Rev. David E. Armstrong died at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at his home. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a minister and member of the Grace Baptist Church in Raleigh, IL.
Surviving are his wife Stella; sons, Rex
A former Fairfield man was arrested for DUI Thursday night after the 2006 Chevy Trailblazer he was driving went out of control and crashed into the Briarwood Inn Motel on the city’s west side. 52-year-old Robert L. Gooch of
Nine-year-old Clark Ewing of Fairfield was honored Thursday by being named a Junior Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy. Clark, the son of Lawrence Ewing of Fairfield is scheduled for surgery later this week for a brain tumor. Clark told Chief
Harold E Reeves, 93, of Fairfield, died Wednesday, October 15. He retired after 33 years with Oilwell Supply, a division of US Steel. Mr Reeves served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member