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91-year-old Fairfield resident, Fern Upton died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 12 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.  She was a homemaker and had attended Jasper Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Deanna and husband Jim Clayton of Franklin, KY

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johnson picRuby J. Johnson, 91 of Enfield, died Sunday morning October 12, 2014 at the Enfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Ruby had worked in many area nursing homes and had also worked in the area school cafeterias. She was of the

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TORNADO WATCH EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT 

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklahoma has placed Wayne, White and nearby counties under a tornado watch until midnight tonight  The greatest thread for strong to severe storms,

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Obit Pic - Wayne County PressLinda K. Weaver, 69 of rural Sandoval, died Sunday morning, October 12, 2014, at 8:30 a.m.   A native of Johnsonville, she worked as a teacher aide at Sandoval Grade School for 11½ years. She most recently worked for

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currierRobert MeadTwo escapees from the White County jail in Carmi were captured Saturday evening at a house off Raleigh Road in rural Saline County. 26-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City escaped through the

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UntitledJames E. Clevenger, 73 of Cisne, IL died at 3:25AM, Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Nature Trail Health Care Center at Mt. Vernon, IL. He was retired from the United States Postal Service at Centralia, IL. He also served

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costonIllinois’ Fifth District Court of Appeals has rejected Danny K. Coston’s appeal of his conviction for the August, 2012 slaying of a young Southern Illinois couple. The ruling was issued Thursday afternoon. Coston, 39 of Centerville, Ill. is currently serving

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Lucille SchnitzLucille Ann (Corrie) Schnitz died at 1:06 PM on Tuesday October 7, 2014 at Burgin Manor in Olney, Illinois.  Lucille was a 1940 graduate of Bridgeport Township High School. During World War II, Lucille followed her husband throughout the

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taitAmy Marie Hoover Tait, 100, of rural Albion, IL died on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.  She was a farm wife.

Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn (husband Tom) Taylor of Jacksonville, IL, six grandchildren;

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An elderly Sims man faces a charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly using a shotgun to kill his neighbor’s dog. 80-year-old Jackie L. “Jack” Scott is accused of killing a dog belonging to his neighbor, Jamie L. Howard. The incident

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