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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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tubbs72-year-old Fairfield resident, Harold E. Tubbs died at 10:26 a.m. Saturday, August 16 in Gibson County as the result of a traffic accident. He was part owner of Big T and K Cabinets and worked part-time at Frey Farms.

Survivors

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38-year-old Jamie Wilkins of Mount Erie was critically injured this morning when he was apparently overcome by fumes while working on a 4-wheeler in a small garage.  Wilkins was taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to a

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67-year-old Fairfield resident, Connie L. Walker died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, August 16 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit. She was a bookkeeper, retired from North American Lighting.

Survivors include her husband, John Walker of Fairfield; a daughter, Liz

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VERSCHEL A. SHAW86-year-old Fairfield resident, Verschel A. Shaw died at 12:14 p.m. Saturday, August 16 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Care in Mount Vernon. He was a farmer.

Survivors include five sons, Gary (Linda) Shaw of McLeansboro, Kent Shaw of Mt. Vernon,

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farleigh84-year-old Cisne resident, Bob Farleigh died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, August 16 at Brookstone Estates in Fairfield.  A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a retired barber. He was a member of the Cisne Christian Church,

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Elmer Haegele photo87-year-old Wayne City resident, Elmer E. Haegele died at 1:53 p.m. Friday, August 15 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He owned and operated the City Cleaners for 18 years. Later, he worked for the State of Illinois in the Highway

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