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PERCY DOBBS

Percy Dobbs

Percy Dobbs, 98, of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi, Illinois.  A U.S. Army veteran of WW II, he achieved the rank of 1st Sgt.  While overseas, he was stationed in France, Belgium, and Germany until he was discharged on December 31, 1945. After the war, Percy […]

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Malinda C. “Corrin” Gammon

Malinda C. “Corrin” Gammon, age 84 of Carlyle died Sunday, Nov. 16 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.  She had worked at Wal-Mart and later at the Dollar General Store. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Keysbport and was Past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star in Carlyle. Survivors include children – […]

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Headlines for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Attorneys representing the anti-fracking group Southern Illinois Citizens Against Fracturing our Environment will be in court today seeking an injunction to stop the rules governing the practice of high pressure, high volume hydraulic fracturing.  The group alleges the Illinois Department of Natural Resources failed to consider several scientific studies when it approved fracking rules earlier […]

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Leota and Mason Boewe

Leota and Mason Boewe, formerly of West Salem will be memorialized at a graveside service at 10AM, Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at Moravian Cemetery, West Salem, IL. Mason Boewe died on February 13, 2008 and Leota died on November 8, 2014. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Matt Henson, followed by Military Rites to […]

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Sue Odum

78-year-old Fairfield resident, Sue Odum died at 10:53 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.  She taught English and speech at Fairfield Community High School for over 30 years and also taught at Frontier Community College. Survivors include her husband, Larry Odum of Fairfield and a daughter, Lara (Jim) Griswold of Fairfield. The […]

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Headlines for Monday, November 17, 2014

The Edwards County volleyball team placed fourth in the 2A IHSA State Volleyball Tournament in Bloomington this weekend.  The members of the 2014 Edwards County Volleyball team are:  Front (L to R):  Delaney York, Sadie Murbarger, Kaeli James, Katlin Schmittler, Nichole Alcorn, and Taylor Roosevelt. Back (L to R):  Head Coach, Kacey Nelson, Zoie Markman, […]

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hoy

Kathleen Hoy, 59, of Grayville, Illinois, died Friday, November 14, 2014, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.  She  was a homemaker. Survivors include sons Brian (Colleen) Bell and Isiah Hoy; daughters Taunya (Bruce) Guthrie, Angie Koontz, Violet Hoy; step daughter Samantha Hoy, all of Grayville; brothers Bill Hosick of Jacksonville, Florida, Paul (Marion) […]

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Ella Badgley

Ella Badgley

96-year-old Fairfield resident, Ella Badgley died at 7:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. She had been a cook for the Lions Club for many years. Survivors include a daughter, Kim (Ken) Neff of Cisne; a son, Jeff Heisner of  Fairfield; a sister, Helen Hubbard of Grand Chain, IL; brothers, Raymond Heisner of […]

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Headlines for Friday, November 14, 2014

A convicted sexual predator from Fairfield, Ill. was arrested Thursday after police learned he had moved into a house across the street from the local high school.  Charles D. Legg, 54 was found living at 107 West College Avenue in Fairfield, which was less than 500 feet from the Fairfield Community High School.  The Illinois […]

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Harold Duane Kimbrell

75-year-old Ellery native, Harold Duane Kimbrell of Warsaw, Missouri died Sunday, November 9, 2014, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia, Mo. A U.S. Army veteran, he worked for Kearny Construction, based in Chicago, Il., as a Construction Foreman working at job sites all over the United States, for over 25 years.  After […]

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