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An Eldorado man has been arrested at a truck stop in Matthew Missouri after being accused of kidnapping his teenage girlfriend. 23-year-old Sonny Pilgrim was initially sought for kidnapping 19-year Courtney Godwin. Godwin later told police she left willingly with

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going teachertimothy-goingGoinig croppedNew allegations have surfaced in the case of former Fairfield Community High School teacher and coach Timothy Going. On Wednesday, a Federal Grand Jury unsealed a four-count criminal indictment against Going. New charges allege that Going videotaped FCHS female athletes

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MeganFairfield Mayor Chuck Griswold has declared this Saturday “Megan Nichols Day”. Megan has been missing from her West Center Street home since July 3. A series of fundraisers will be held Saturday to raise money to establish a reward fund.

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A federal magistrate has ordered former FCHS math teacher and cross country coach Timothy Going held without bond on charges he was in possession of child pornography and attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.  Going, 43 made his first

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Goinig croppedFormer Fairfield Community High School math teacher and Coach Timothy Going has been remanded into the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service following an appearance this morning in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. Going faces federal charges of

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A co-owner of Lewis Brothers Scrap Yard in Burnt Prairie died Friday evening in a tragic accident. Timothy Lewis, Sr. 59, died after being crushed while unloading a stock car from a trailer.  Wayne County Coroner Jimmy Taylor said

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Authorities are searching for a Wayne City man who walked away from a federal residential reentry center in Evansville, IN Thursday.  34-year-old Paxton D. Bruce was housed at the center after his supervised release on a previous drug conviction

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paxton bruceAuthorities in Southern Illinois are looking for a Wayne City, Ill. man who walked away from a federal residential reentry center in Evansville Thursday.  Paxton D. Bruce, 34 was housed at the center after his supervised release on a

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britrtany16-year-old Brittany Nicole Lloyd of Carmi – reported missing Wednesday night – has been found. White County Sheriff Doug Maier says she is safe and there was no foul play in her disappearance. Brittany is a widely known gospel artist

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Regulations governing the growing and retail sales of medical marijuana have been approved by state lawmakers. Would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for a permit.  Fairfield and Grayville are in the running for the location of a medical

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