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GOING, TIMOTHY CTimothy C. Going has resigned his position as a Fairfield Community High School math teacher, assistant track coach and cross country coach.  The FCHS Board accepted Going’s resignation during a specially called meeting Thursday night.  Going is awaiting

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The State of Illinois is lagging far behind in the hiring of employees needed to oversee the use of high pressure, high volume, hydraulic fracturing. So far, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has hired only 4 of the needed

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Delong croppedA Collinsville, Ill. man has entered a guilty to charges he was driving drunk the night he was hill jumping in rural Hamilton County, Ill., causing the deaths of five people. In Hamilton County Circuit Court in McLeansboro Wednesday morning,

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High winds from a line of very heavy thunderstorms raked southern Illinois Monday afternoon.  A large tree fell on the Raymond Knight residence at 250 S. First St. in Albion. The home was destroyed.  Six utility poles were

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At this time, no foul play is suspected in the disappearance of 15-year-old Megan Nichols of Fairfield.  Nichols has been missing since last Thursday, July 3.  City Police say they are actively searching for Nichols. Police have been

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Megan P Nichols (2)The search continues today for a missing Fairfield teen.  15-year-old Megan Nichols of Fairfield has been missing for over three days now.  Fairfield City Police are asking for help from the public in locating Megan. Megan is described

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A huge crowd enjoyed this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show at Southwest Park in Fairfield.  Those attending enjoyed a great show, clear skies and cool weather.

A Harrisburg woman was seriously injured Friday evening in a single vehicle

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Fairfield City Police are investigating an apparent stabbing at the Dallas Broz residence on S.W. 6th Street last night.  A witness told police that Broz was stabbed by his girlfriend.  Broz was taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital

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Fairfield City Police are investigating an alleged home invasion that happened Wednesday. The victim has been identified as Ryan D. Thomason, 23 of Fairfield. The alleged suspect is Andy Bailey, 22 of Cisne.  Details of the incident were not

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GOING, TIMOTHY CFederal prosecutors have filed charges against Fairfield Community High School math instructor and cross-country coach Timothy C. Going.  A review of computer equipment seized from Going’s Fairfield home revealed he was in possession of numerous images of child porn

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