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56-year-old Cabot, Arkansas resident, Edward Eugene Solomon died Monday, April 7 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.  He served in Desert Storm; was a member of the 61st Airborne Squadron – Green Hornets and the 62nd Airlift

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warren65-year-old former Hamilton County resident, James H. Warren, Jr. of West Frankfort died at 3:43 a.m. Wednesday, April 9 at his home.  He was a retired printer.

Survivors include his mother, Eileen Warren of Thompsonville; a son, Kris and

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The aggravated criminal sexual abuse trial of a suspended White County jailer enters its third day today in White County Circuit Court at Carmi.  Phillip Lowery is accused of having unlawful sexual contact with a 4-year-old Carmi girl. 

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ingram71-year-old McLeansboro resident, Larry D. “Butch” Ingram died at 4:28 p.m. Sunday, April. 6 at his home in McLeansboro. He was an oil field worker who was retired from Noble Oil Company of Crossville. He served in the U.S. Army

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irvin92-year-old McLeansboro resident, Joseph Neil Irvin died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, April 6 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.  A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WW II stationed in Guam, he had been an Illinois State Police

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Area rivers remain out of their banks following recent heavy rains.  The Little Wabash at Carmi is forecast to crest at 34.6 on Thursday – more than 7 feet above flood stage. The Wabash at Mount Carmel is forecast

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hoskinsPaul Robert Hoskins, 89, of Carmi, Illinois, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.

Paul was a long-time businessman in Carmi, being the proprietor of Hoskins Appliances and Service for over 25 years.  

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Bill WorleyWilliam “Bill” Worley, 81 of Fairfield died at 10:15 PM, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was stationed at Fort Campbell, KY where he took paratrooper training and earned his

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TRAFFIC NOTE – County Road 1800 in Jasper Township  has been closed due to a culvert being washed out.  repairs won’t be m hereade until sometime Saturday.  Also, eastbound traffic on I-64 at the 107-mile marker in

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Flooding is forecast on area rivers. The Little Wabash at Clay City was at 18.64 this morning and is forecast to crest at 21.8 ft. by Saturday. Flood stage is 18 ft.  The Little Wabash at Carmi was at

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