The National Weather Service is keeping its eye on a developing system that could bring wintry precipitation to the region towards the end of the week. A system is expected to evolve in the nation’s mid-section as arctic air
98-year-old former Carmi resident, Helen Perdue of Fairfield died at 6:25 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Way-Fair in Fair in Fairfield. Her first job in Carmi was at The National Bank. She was also employed at Boren’s Grocery, worked
90-year-old Cisne resident, Loreta June Shelton died at 4:55 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at Cisne Rehab and Health Center. She was a retired bus driver for the North Wayne School District and had worked as an aide at Cisne Rehab
87-year-old Browns resident, Mary Rose Gines died on Thursday, Nov. 28. She was a member of the Browns United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Rae Hockgeiger of rural West Salem; two sons, Kenneth Gines of Whitehall, MD and
87-year-old Cisne resident, Mary O. Reed died at 7:50 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. She had worked at International Shoe Company in Flora and was a clerk at the Corner Store in Rinard.
65-year-old Wayne County native, Dannie Wayne McKinney of New Haven died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at his home. He worked for the State of Illinois Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector.
Survivors include his wife, Pam
Huge crowds were reported Thursday night at the Fairfield Super Wal-Mart as the big box store got an early jump on Black Friday shopping. Crowds lined up more than an hour before the store opened at 6 p.m. to take
88-year-old Fairfield resident, Lois June Peterson died at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She was a teacher’s aide at the Flora and Fairfield High Schools and had taught English as a second language at Frontier
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 55,708 whitetail deer during the opening weekend of the firearm deer season last weekend. The harvest numbers are down sharply from the same time period last year when 72,111 deer were taken.
92-year-old Wayne City resident, Art Barnard died at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He was an independent businessman, cattle buyer, trucker, and founder of the Livestock Auction Market in Wayne City. He was a