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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.

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FARRELL, CURTIS AA 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

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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

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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

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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

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baby annouce_kenliecantrell1Kory 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

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T Adams Obit Pic76-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

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Dwight Saxe photo88-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

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Millenbine, delilah paint86-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

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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,

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