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Headlines for Thursday, March 7, 2013

A former Eldorado man faces more than 100 years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting and impregnating a 13-year-old girl in Sycamore, IL. 43-year-old Mark A. Tate will be sentenced in Dekalb County Circuit Court on May 10. Tate was previously charged with predatory criminal sexual assault in Saline County in 2002, but […]

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Headlines for Wednesday, March 06, 2013

A Salem man has been indicted by a Wayne County Grand Jury on a Class-X felony charge of home invasion. Curtis A. Ferrell, 27 of Salem was taken into custody Tuesday on indictments charging him with home invasion, unlawful restraint and criminal damage to property.  His bond has been set at $100,000. The incident dates […]

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Headlines for Tuesday, March 5, 2013

An Indiana State trooper has arrested four suspects accused of stealing fifteen copper truck radiators from Robertson’s Welding and Repair in Sims. Three of the suspects are from Philadelphia, PA, the third is from Florida. The three were nabbed on I-64 about four miles west of U.S. Highway 41 north of Evansville. Widely known oil […]

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Headlines for Monday, March 4, 2013

Tuition at Eastern Illinois University at Charleston is going up.  The 1.43% increase represents a $4 per semester hour increase and is the second lowest increase at EIU since 1979. EIU’s in-state tuition will rise to $283 per semester hour for students entering the 2013-2014 school year. Edwards County farmer Neil Fearn has been named […]

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Headlines for Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Fairfield Community High School varsity scholastic team tied for fifth place in the Class A State Masonic Scholastic Bowl Tournament Saturday in Springfield.  FCHS went 4 and 1 on the day and ended in a tie for first in their pool, but failed to make the final four based on the tiebraker.  Answering tossups […]

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Kenlie Jo Cantrell

Kory and Katherine Cantrell of Iuka announce the arrival of their first child, Kenlie Jo Cantrell.  Kenlie was born on January 24th and weighed 8lbs, 9oz. She was 21 inches long.  She was born at 1:28 a.m. at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese, IL.  Kenlie’s grandparents are Jeff and Ginny Barnard of Cisne and Kevin […]

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Thomas J. Adams

76-year-old Flora resident, Thomas J. Adams died at 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He had been owner and operator of his own auto body shop in Flora, retiring in 1985. He was past president and member of the Flora Kiwanis Club. Survivors include his wife Judy; […]

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Dwight Saxe

88-year-old Albion resident, Dwight Saxe died at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 in Mt. Carmel.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 28 years and was a retired farmer. Survivors include a son, Kenneth Saxe of Mt. Carmel; three daughters, Linda D. Saxe of Harrisburg, Elaine Zetina of […]

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Delilah M. Millenbine

86-year-old former Dahlgren resident, Delilah (Dee) Millenbine died at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 in the Hamilton Memorial Hospital Nursing Center in McLeansboro. She worked at the former Elder Manufacturing Company in McLeansboro and at the Florsheim Shoe Factory and Uncle Charlie’s in Mount Vernon, IL where she retired. Survivors include four sons, Darel Millenbine […]

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Patricia J. Estrada

69-year-old Fairfield resident, Patricia J. Estrada died Sunday, March 3 at Way-Fair Restorium in Fairfield. Survivors include a daughter, Francis Fitzgerald of St. Peters, MO; a son, Douglas Doner of Granite City, IL; a brother, Jasper of Fairfield; special caregivers, David and Mary Selph of Cisne; several nieces and nephews; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. […]

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