Wayne County was on the very northern edge of a developing storm system Monday that will cause considerable travel problems this week. Monday afternoon, light snow fell across the region, with a dusting of accumulation in many areas.
Five people were killed Saturday night in a single vehicle crash in rural Hamilton County. A Chevy Trailblazer ran off Anderson School road and overturned several times, ejecting four passengers. The dead have been identified as Robert L. Parker,
The Fairfield Community High School Varsity Scholastic Team placed 4th in the annual Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Kickoff Tournament in Carbondale, IL Saturday. FCHS went 3 and 3 on the day, with wins over Johnston City,
After all the bills were paid and late donations tallied up, an official total has been released from a series of cookouts and an auction held recently in honor of local volunteer Darrell Meritt. The events raised $7,961.
A retirement reception for Judge Joe Harrison will be held today at Foundation Hall on the campus of Frontier Community College. The reception for Judge Harrison is open to the public and will run from 1 – 3:30. A
20-year-old Dylan T. Young of Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri was injured Wednesday when the SUV he was driving ran off I-64 in western Wayne County and overturned several times. Young told police he fell asleep at the
GUILTY – 42-year-old Ernest C. McKenzie of Grayville has been found guilty of all charges related to an arson fire at his home last summer that left a Grayville fireman badly injured. McKenzie has been found
Nine Evansville Western Railway coal cars derailed Monday evening and spilled their load south of Carmi. The scene of the accident is the Epworth Road south of Carmi – not far from the White County Coal Company Mine.
A series of deadly tornadoes hit Illinois Sunday, leaving six people dead. Two elderly residents died in the small Washington County town of New Minden. Three Massac County residents died after a twister ripped through Brookport. One person died
Widespread storm damage is being reported in Wayne, Edwards and Wabash Counties. The Mark and Jervaise McDaniel Home in Edwards County was destroyed. The Andy Glover home near Mt. Erie has been damaged. Multiple structures destroyed in