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Irene Maurer

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 […]

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David A. Dye

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, […]

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Rhonda M. Choate

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 […]

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Irene Partain

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.

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Bill Bruce, Jr.

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 […]

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Ruby Ruth Allbright

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) […]

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Charlie’s Lost

Lost from North 1st Street near Northside School:  All white poodle/bichon mix named Charlie.  He has three feet and is wearing a blue collar with tags.  He is microchipped and was recently groomed.  Call 919-0862.

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