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Headlines for Thursday, January 29, 2015

47-year-old Scott Iverson of Fairfield was arrested Wednesday on charges he threatened a Fairfield City Police officer. Iverson faces charges of aggravated intimidation, stalking and aggravated assault of a police officer. At the time of his arrest, Iverson was out on bond on felony charges of marijuana possession, and threatening a public official. Iverson posted […]

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Headlines for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The North Wayne School District, including the schools in Cisne, Johnsonville and Mount Erie will be closed this Friday so that students and staff will have the opportunity to attend the funeral of Cisne High School student Jeremy Paul Mix-Bissey. Jeremy died Monday morning at Clay County hospital in Flora. Services have been set for […]

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Headlines for Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Charles D. Legg, 54 of Fairfield was arrested Monday evening on a local felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender. Legg was placed on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry as a sexual predator based upon his conviction in Montana for aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim between the ages of 9 […]

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Headlines for Monday, January 26, 2015

32-year-old Wesley A. Cone of Fairfield has been jailed after police spotted a missing runaway teenage girl in his car Saturday afternoon. By the time police were able to stop his car, the girl was gone. According to police, Cone admitted the girl had been with him. Wesley A. Cone has been jailed on preliminary […]

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Headlines for Sunday, January 25, 2015

During last Tuesday’s North Wayne Unit school board meeting, the 2015-2016 school calendar was approved.  The first day of attendance for students will be on Friday, August 14th.  Also during the meeting, all administrators were rehired for the coming school year.  They include Kevin Bowen as Cisne High School Principal, Julie Bullard as Johnsonville Principal, […]

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Headlines for Saturday, January 24, 2015

20-year-old Ivan D. Hinds, Jr. of Albion has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to a felony charge of domestic battery.  Hinds was arrested after he beat and attempted to strangle 49-year-old Ivan Hinds Sr. during an incident in October of last year.   Hinds Jr. will have to serve another […]

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Headlines for Friday, January 23, 2015

The Illinois State Board of Education is asking lawmakers to provide an additional $730 million in fiscal year 2016 for Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade funding. If approved, general state aid for schools would be fully funded for the first time in more than four years. Governor Bruce Rauner is laying out his priorities for his […]

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Headlines for Thursday, January 22, 2015

18-year-old Eddie D. Brooks of Fairfield was arrested Wednesday night on a felony charge of trespass to a residence. Lisa M. Gifford of George Street in Fairfield awoke Wednesday night to find Brooks sitting on her living room sofa wearing no shirt or shoes. Giffford’s husband escorted him out of the house. Police later arrested […]

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Headlines for Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Widely known Flora businessman Jim Uebinger has died. With his family, he operated Uebinger Furniture for many years. He died at his home Tuesday following a brief illness. He was 78. Funeral services for Jim Uebinger are pending at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. The Centers for Disease Control is reporting a […]

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Headines for Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Fairfield Elks Lodge # 1631 Exalted Ruler, Wayne Shreve presented $500 from the Elks recent Golf Tournament to the Bob Medler Memorial.  Accepting the donation were Mike Pottoroff and Chris Medler. Illinois residents shouldn’t expect speedy state income tax returns this year. The Illinois Department of Revenue says they will be delayed by new security […]

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