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Members of the union representing Airtex Products workers in Fairfield will gather Sunday afternoon to vote on another contract offer.  The ratification meeting has been set for 2 p.m. Sunday in the Center Street Gym.  Last weekend, members

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Members of United Auto Workers Local 543 will gather Sunday to consider ratification of a new contract with Airtex Products in Fairfield. The ratification meeting has been set for 2 p.m. Sunday in the Center Street Gym.  Last weekend,

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As much as five inches of rain fell in northern Wayne County overnight, causing some brief flash flooding conditions.  Officials report one car became stranded in high water on U.S. Rt. 45 near the Wayne-Clay County line.  No

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49-yeDelong croppedar-old Darrel Delong of Collinsville has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a traffic crash last November that killed five people, including his wife.  Delong was driving with a blood alcohol level of .14 the night

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New harmony bridge

The three-man Posey County Commissioners voted today to take possession of the New Harmony Bridge.  The bridge, operated by the White County Bridge Commission, has been closed since May of 2012 when engineers determined it was unsafe for

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38-year-old Jamie Wilkins of Mount Erie was critically injured this morning when he was apparently overcome by fumes while working on a 4-wheeler in a small garage.  Wilkins was taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to a

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Tubbs wreck edited

Former Fairfield Mayor and City Alderman Harold Tubbs died Saturday in a traffic crash in rural Gibson County, Indiana.  Tubbs, 72 was driving a bus for Frey Produce at the time of the accident.  He was near the

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A rural Edwards County farmer became entangled in a feed auger Friday afternoon on the Stumpy Hill Hog Farm south of Albion.  The victim was identified as Keith Roosevelt, one of the owners of the farm.  His foot

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lockwoodPolice in White County, Ill. were asked to search a remote wooded area near Dogtown as part of the investigation into the disappearance of 30-year-old Joelle Lockwood of Evansville. Sheriff Doug Maier says his office received a request for assistance

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Johnson, BruceMore than a year after being formally charged, a trial date has been set for former Wayne-White Electric financial officer Bruce D. Johnson. Johnson, 50, of Wayne City is accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the co-op and faces

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