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Carolyn Jordan55-year-old Fairfield resident, Carolyn R. Jordan died Sunday, August 31 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She had worked in child care.

Survivors include her husband, Doug Jordan of Fairfield; two sons, David (Heather) Jordan of St. Paul, MN and Christopher (Hope)

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Donald Currier croppedStitch Robson cropped25-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate (pictured left) was arrested overnight in connection with a stabbing incident Sunday night in Grayville.  Currier is accused of stabbing 27-year-old Dustin Robson of Grayville (pictured right) in the abdomen during an altercation

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102-year-old Albion resident, Harold E. Roosevelt died at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 30 in Albion.  He was a farmer, member of the Farm Bureau and First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Harold Robert Roosevelt of Tennessee, Gary

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It could be another 90 days before the rules governing the practice of high volume, high pressure hydraulic fracturing go into effect. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released the new set of rules on Friday.  However, the legislative

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John MitchellJohn Mitchell age 79, a resident of Route 2 McLeansboro, Illinois died at 5:32 A.M. Sunday, August 31st, 2014 in the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was a retired oilfield worker and also worked at Nascote Company in

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tommy kentTommy Kent has been hired as Athletic Director at Frontier Community College. He will oversee the athletic program that started this fall semester and includes Men’s and Women’s golf and cross country teams. Prior to coming to Fairfield, Kent was

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The theft of wiring from utility poles has now spread into three counties.  Thieves have been using a chain saw to cut down power poles to steal the wiring contained within meter loops that serve grain bins. As many

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rena IIRena Joy Talbert, 63 of Barnhill, died at 11:10 PM, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.     She had earned Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist degrees from Eastern

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98-year-old Murphysboro resident, Ina Mae Williams died at 9:28 a.m. Sunday, August 24 in Murphysboro.  She had operated the D. C. Williams Jewelry Store. A member of the First Presbyterian Church and Eastern Star, she was an avid golfer,

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More than 20 Wayne-White Electric power poles have been cut down by thieves recently. The thieves are primarily targeting meter loops that serve grain bins on area farms.  Wayne-White is now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to

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