30-year-old Luke L. Burnett of Crossville was arrested Friday after he took delivery of a package of suspected methamphetamine at his home. White County Sheriff Doug Maier said agents of the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force were alerted Wednesday
Fairfield Mayor Chuck Griswold gave Fairfield Rotarians a “State of the City” address Thursday, noting that the city is starting to turn around financially. Griswold said the city is starting to build some modest cash reserves. The City
24-year-old Anthony M. Garrison of Fairfield has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he was in possession of a sawed-off shotgun. Garrison was originally arrested on Jan. 20 when Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies raided a house
32-year-old Qyntyn T. Dunn of Fairfield was arrested Tuesday night on a preliminary charge of aggravated domestic battery. Dunn is accused of threatening his mother, 56-year-old Gayle L. Lindley with a large machete-like knife. Police responded to the
The Wayne-White Electric board of directors recently approved a new budget and work plan that includes no rate increases this year for residential customers. The only rate increases in 2014 will be for irrigation accounts and four other select
WWII hero and prominent White County horseman Harry Phil Pearce died Friday. He was 91. At the age of 22, Second Lt. Pearce was awarded the Navy Cross for his acts of heroism at Okinawa. The Presidential Citation
A Winter Storm Warning continues for the region until 6 a.m. Monday. Forecasters are expecting freezing rain for today, gradually changing to sleet and snow by tonight, with as much as three to six inches of snow and an
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the region from 6 a.m. Sunday til 6 a.m. Monday. Forecasters at the National Weather Service expect freezing rain and some sleet to move into the area, beginning as rain tonight.
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Saturday through Monday morning. Starting after midnight Saturday, significant ice, snow and sleet accumulations are expected generally north and west of a line from Rockport, IN to New Madrid, MO.
Legislation has been introduced that would lower the state sales tax on Propane sales from 6.25% to 1.25% during the summer months of June 1 through August 31. The legislation comes during one of the most severe propane shortages the