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hensley60-year-old Mount Vernon, IL resident Shayle Bruce Hensley died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at his home.  He had been a shop foreman at Durham Bus in Mount Vernon.

Survivors include his wife Brenda Hensley; daughters, Brandy Hensley

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wanglerDorothy F. Wangler, 95, of Carmi died Tuesday evening, August 19, 2014 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center.  Dorothy attended Carmi East Side Pentecostal Church, was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Bethany Baptist Church in IN and

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Members of United Auto Workers Local 543 will gather Sunday to consider ratification of a new contract with Airtex Products in Fairfield. The ratification meeting has been set for 2 p.m. Sunday in the Center Street Gym.  Last weekend,

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Florine E. Savage, age 87, a resident of Belle Rive Illinois died at 9:02 P.M. Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  She was a home maker.

Survivors include her

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48-year-old former Fairfield resident, Carla Michelle Streicher died at 2:53 a.m. Saturday, August 16 in McHenry, IL. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a daughter, Cassie Sexton of Woodstock, IL; two sons, Derek Sexton of Washington state and Drake Calzazara

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As much as five inches of rain fell in northern Wayne County overnight, causing some brief flash flooding conditions.  Officials report one car became stranded in high water on U.S. Rt. 45 near the Wayne-Clay County line.  No

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49-yeDelong croppedar-old Darrel Delong of Collinsville has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a traffic crash last November that killed five people, including his wife.  Delong was driving with a blood alcohol level of .14 the night

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New harmony bridge

The three-man Posey County Commissioners voted today to take possession of the New Harmony Bridge.  The bridge, operated by the White County Bridge Commission, has been closed since May of 2012 when engineers determined it was unsafe for

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heyduckDonald D. Heyduck, 88, of Centralia, died at 7:45 pm on Saturday, August. 16, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was an elementary school teacher, having retired from Centralia Junior High School. He had also taught prior to

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MyersVeneta Meyers Short, 92, of Wayne City, IL died Sunday, August 17, at Countryside Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon.  She was a member of Salem Free Will Baptist Church in Bluford and was a cook at Oak Grove School

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