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Headlines for Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for 4 this afternoon until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasters expect another couple of inches of snow from this system and gusty winds.   Arthur Mize, President and General Manager of Associated Lumber Industries and president of Southern Illinois Lumber in Fairfield has been chosen as the 2014 recipient […]

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Headlines for Monday, February 16, 2015

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. this evening. Another four to six inches of snow could fall by late this afternoon. Snowfall totals will be lighter to the north of Wayne County. Snowfall should begin to taper off from west to east by early this evening. Wayne County has been issued […]

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Headlines for Sunday, February 15, 2015

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Wayne County and areas to the south in southern Illinois from 6 p.m. tonight through 6 p.m. Monday.  Clay, Richland and Lawrence counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory for the possibility of three to six inches of snow.  Forecasters at the National Weather Service are expecting […]

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Headlines for Saturday, February 14, 2015

Wabash Telephone Cooperative and Wabash Independent Networks (WIN) have announced they will again be awarding $1200 in scholarships to 2015 graduates.  Applications will be accepted until Monday, March 2nd.  Those applying must be a senior with a 3.0 GPA and attending a two or four-year accredited college and submit an essay.  Applications are due at […]

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Headlines for Friday, February 13, 2015

Fairfield City Police are investigating a rash of vehicle and garage burglaries. Thieves have been taking cash, power tools and lawn and garden tools. In each instance, the vehicles and garages were left unlocked. If you have any information about this rash of burglaries, call the Fairfield City Police at 842-2151 or the Wayne County […]

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Headlines for Thursday, February 12, 2015

Elastec American Marine will be honored next month as the 2015 Fairfield Business of the Year. Elastec will be honored during the 94th annual Fairfield Chamber of Commerce banquet. The banquet has been set for Monday, March 9th at the Community of Christ Church in Fairfield beginning at 6:30. Elastec – headquartered in Carmi – […]

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Headlines for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Much colder weather is on the way, along with a chance of snow by early next week. Low temperatures are forecast to dip into the teens tonight, falling into the single digits by Saturday night. Forecasters are calling for snow likely on President’s day – next Monday. Bids are being sought to make the Fairfield […]

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Headlines for Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department is the recipient of a $56,600 grant from the Howard Buffett Foundation in Decatur. The grant was used to purchase a 2015 Chevy Tahoe which will be assigned to the department’s K-9 officer Chris Otey. The grant covered the cost of the vehicle and all of the necessary equipment, including […]

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Headlines for Monday, February 9, 2015

Volunteers, including members of the Fairfield Mulebackers worked Saturday afternoon to put up new green ribbons in support of missing FCHS student, Megan Nichols. Now 16-years-old, Megan has been missing since July 3 of last year. Fairfield City Police and other law enforcement agencies continue to follow up on leads in Megan’s disappearance. Acting on […]

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Headlines for Sunday, February 8, 2015

The Fairfield Community High School Varsity Scholastic Team captured the consolation championship Saturday in the Eastern Illinois University Honors Tournament.  FCHS went 6 and 2 in the 24-team tournament, with wins over Edwards County, Palestine-Hutsonville, South Central, Effingham St. Anthony, Marshall and Oblong.  Leading the tossup scoring for FCHS was Alex Brake with 28 and […]

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