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Anne Swartz95-year-old McLeansboro resident, Anne Mary Swartz died at 8:02 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at McLeansboro Health Care and Rehab Center.  She was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary employed by Parke Davis Drug Company.  She was

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Fred Puckett90-year-old former Fairfield resident, Fred Harrison Puckett of Olney died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. A veteran of WW II, he was a retired teacher and antique dealer.

Survivors include sons, Tom (Karla) Puckett

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Cox Scholarship deal

Angie Mason of Fairfield and Joplin Tedford of Norris City have been awarded the Clemence Elizabeth Cox Scholarship for the 2014 fall semester.  The $500 scholarships are awarded semi-annually to second-level nursing students at Frontier Community College.  Both

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PatPatricia (Winter) Draper, 67, of Carmi, died Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:05 a.m. at her home.   She retired from the US Department of Agriculture with 30 years of service at the White County Farm Service Agency in

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Parker ATV guyA White County Sheriff’s Deputy was stuck with a needle Thursday night while arresting a Carmi man on charges he was in possession of a stolen ATV and methamphetamine.  30-year-old Jeffery D. Parker (pictured left)  faces charges of

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Geneva Louise (Bynum) Greenwood, 89, of Flora, Illinois, died at 2:07 a.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois. She was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, James Greenwood of

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aydtMartha K. Aydt, age 66, a resident of Dahlgren, IL passed away at 9:30 A.M. Thursday, October 23rd at her home. She was a homemaker, and a member of the St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church of Dahlgren, IL.

Survivors include:

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MINNIE MOSBARGERMinnie O. Mosbarger, 88, of Grayville, Illinois, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi, Illinois. Minnie was a member of the First Christian Church in Grayville.  She was owner of Super M Discount Store

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77-year-old Grayville resident, Aubrey Howard died at 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at his home.  A veteran, he was a retired coal miner.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda of Grayville; a daughter, Amy L. Howard and husband Dereck of

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Fire heavily damaged a mobile home on North First Street in Fairfield Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 1007 North First Street shortly before 1 p.m.  Police said the last known occupant of the home was Billy Smith. 

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