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Tim Lewis, SrTim Lewis Sr., 59 of Burnt Prairie died at 5:45 PM, Friday, July 18, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.  He was part owner of Lewis Scrap Metal in Burnt Prairie.

He is survived by his wife Vickie

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paxton bruceAuthorities in Southern Illinois are looking for a Wayne City, Ill. man who walked away from a federal residential reentry center in Evansville Thursday.  Paxton D. Bruce, 34 was housed at the center after his supervised release on a

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Eil Hook Photo103-year-old McLeansboro resident, Eli Hook died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro. He had been a Sexton Foreman with the Anheuser Busch Railway in St. Louis. He taught Sunday School for 15

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Rita Lane84-year-old Rinard resident, Rita Lane died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Cisne Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include daughters, Linda (Charles) Kincaid of Fairfield, Brenda (Brian) Farrey of Flora and Sally (Ed) Baker

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Donna C. Sluder, 73 of Carmi, died Wednesday afternoon July 16, 2014 at the Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. She had worked at the Carmi Coffee Shop for 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; one brother,

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56-year-old Cave-In-Rock resident, Kenneth Dale Hunt died at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, July 6 at Rosiclare, IL. He was a timber worker.

Survivors include brothers, Chuck Hunt of Carlyle, IL and Russ Hunt of Manchester, KY; sisters, Mary Ellen Griffin and

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britrtany16-year-old Brittany Nicole Lloyd of Carmi – reported missing Wednesday night – has been found. White County Sheriff Doug Maier says she is safe and there was no foul play in her disappearance. Brittany is a widely known gospel artist

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Regulations governing the growing and retail sales of medical marijuana have been approved by state lawmakers. Would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for a permit.  Fairfield and Grayville are in the running for the location of a medical

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Raymond George Spencer, 75, of Crossville, IL, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi, IL.  Raymond attended the Crossville Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Rotary International and the Ruritan Club. After

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STATON, TONY WBUTLER, ROBERT AMOORE, MICHAEL EGREGORY, BRIAN KWhen Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies rolled up to Brian Gregory’s 414 N.W. 5th Street home in Fairfield Monday night to execute a search warrant, they unexpectedly came across two suspects stealing the Gregory’s central air conditioning unit. Tony W.

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