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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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STATON, TONY WBUTLER, ROBERT AMOORE, MICHAEL EGREGORY, BRIAN KWhen Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies rolled up to Brian Gregory’s 414 N.W. 5th Street home in Fairfield Monday night to execute a search warrant, they unexpectedly came across two suspects stealing the Gregory’s central air conditioning unit. Tony W.

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Much cooler weather is on the way to Southern Illinois, following the passage of a cold front later today.  High temperatures will dip into the mid to upper 70’s Tuesday, with lows dipping into the 50’s.  The fair

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The Wayne County Fair in Fairfield is underway.  Grandstand attractions began last night with the Lucas Oil Tractor Pull.  Today’s events include harness racing at 2 p.m. and a gospel concert at 6:30 this evening.  More harness

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