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Headlines for Saturday, January 10, 2015

Forecasters at the National Weather Service say a light icing event is possible in the area late Sunday afternoon into Sunday night.  A mix of freezing rain or sleet is expected to begin Sunday afternoon, with up to a tenth of an inch of icing possible before temperatures are expected to climb above freezing Sunday […]

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Headlines for Friday, January 9, 2015

A Fairfield, Illinois man has been jailed on multiple felony charges after police found more than two pounds of suspected marijuana, a gun and switchblade knives in his home. City Police said officers went to the home of Scott E. Iverson, 47 of 1411 S.W. 7th Street in Fairfield around 4:45 Thursday afternoon to investigate […]

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Headlines for Thursday, January 8, 2015

Will May of Newton has been awarded the Luke Vaughan Memorial Scholarship at Frontier Community College. Will is currently enrolled at FCC’s Electrical Distribution Systems Program. The Luke Vaughan Memorial Scholarship is a merit based annual scholarship. Pictured left to right:  Electrical Distribution Systems Lead Faculty Ed Patton, Assistant Dean of Student Services Jan Wiles, […]

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Headlines for Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Longtime area grain merchandiser Joe Ladley has died.  A resident of Bluford, Mr. Ladley died Tuesday morning. For many years, he had worked as a grain merchandiser at the Consolidated Grain and Barge facility in Wayne City.  Services are pending at the Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Dangerously cold wind chill values will develop […]

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Headlines for Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The first of two Fairfield City Police Department pickup trucks has been delivered. A 2015 Dodge Ram Special Service Crew Cab 4X4 truck is in the shop having special police equipment installed. The City Council approved the purchase of two patrol trucks in August of last year. The Albion Fire Department has been awarded an […]

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Headlines for Monday, January 5, 2015

  Indiana State Police say an Illinois pilot has survived a single-engine plane crash in eastern Indiana. Indiana State Police say 59-year-old Richard Kingston of Norris City, Illinois, was conscious and alert when troopers located him Sunday afternoon. Authorities say they responded to a report of a plane crash in southeastern Delaware County. Troopers were taken by […]

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Headlines for Sunday, January 4, 2015

Chief Darin Hopper has released the Fairfield Fire Departments’ statistics for 2014.  There were seven structure fires, seven vehicle fires, and five grass and brush fires, along with five trash, rubbish and illegal burn fires.  Significant fires in 2014 included Hoopers Cleaners, Lot #5 at 516 NW 6th Street and at 1007 North First Street.  […]

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Headlines for Saturday, January 3, 2015

Fairfield Fire Department Chief Darin Hopper has released his department’s statistics for 2014.  There were seven structure fires, along with seven vehicle fires and five grass and brush fires.  There were also 22 calls for carbon monoxide poisoning and 28 service calls during 2014.  Significant fires included a fire at Hoopers Cleaners, Lot #5 at […]

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Headlines for Friday, January 2, 2015

The 94th Annual Meeting of the White County Farm Bureau will be held next Friday, January 9th 2015 beginning at 10:30 am at the Farm Bureau Building on 304 East Robinson Street in Carmi. On the agenda will be reports from the President and Manager, financial and membership reports for fiscal year ending September 30, […]

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The family of Megan Nicholls is still pondering what happened to their daughter which has not been seen since July 3, 2014. Authorities have received tips, but none so far have produced positive results as to the whereabouts of the Fairfield teen. There is a reward offered for any information leading to Megan’s whereabouts. If […]

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