The Champaign, IL police officer of the year for 2015 has been jailed on charges he sexually assaulted two former girlfriends. Jerad B. Gaile, a native of Fairfield, was arrested Tuesday following an investigation by Illinois State Police. Gale has been placed on investigative leave, pending the outcome of the criminal charges and internal investigations. […]
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Found east of Fairfield 2/22/15: Male Beagle wearing a red nylon collar. No tags. Call 516-4403.
Irene Maurer, 95, of Carmi, died Saturday, October 18th at Wabash Christian Retirement Center. She had worked at Ainsbrooke Sewing Factory in Carmi until it closed. She loved to quilt and crochet, had been a volunteer at Jefferson school helping with the reading program, was a longtime member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church where she […]
David A. Dye, 77, of Mt. Erie, IL died at 11:27AM Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was a retired oil field worker and currently road commissioner for Massilon Township. He was a member of the VFW at Fairfield. Survivors include a daughter Sheila Ann (Roger) Sommers of Chenoa, IL; two sons, […]
Rhonda M. Choate of Belle Rive died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at 11:09 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon, IL. She was a homemaker and a member of the Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Guy O. Choate Jr.; her parents Michael and Charlene […]
99-year-old Irene Partain of Mcleansboro and formerly of Broughton, died at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 in the Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mcleansboro. Funeral arrangements for Irene Partain are pending at Gholson Funeral Home in Mcleansboro.
Billy Bruce, Jr., 55 of Fairfield died at 10:15 AM, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at his home in Fairfield. He worked for Shulman Brothers. He was also a charter member and the current Vice President of the Fairfield Girls Softball Association, as well as a longtime coach and umpire. He also was head Girls Softball […]
Ruby Ruth (Mick) Allbright, 80, of Carmi, died Saturday July 12, 2014 at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. Ruby worked as a CNA at Canterbury Manor in Waterloo, IL and as a home health care assistant through WADI, DOORs, and Community Service for many years. She is survived by one daughter Wanda Sue (Allbright) […]
6/29/14 Found on Leininger Road in Fairfield: A cockatiel. It is inside and safe. Call 842-4077.
6-10-14 Found on East Douglas Street in Fairfield: Orange-colored cat wearing a green collar with a bell. Call 513-8342 if this is your cat.