56-year-old Cabot, Arkansas resident, Edward Eugene Solomon died Monday, April 7 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. He served in Desert Storm; was a member of the 61st Airborne Squadron – Green Hornets and the 62nd Airlift
Charleen Wood, 90, of Mount Carmel, died on Monday, February 17, 2014 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care. She was a kitchen aid at South School for many years, a homemaker.
She is survived by her children Dianna (Dan) Sheehan
Chris Wise has been sworn in as the newest member of the Fairfield City Fire Department. A vacancy on the fire department was created by the announced retirement later this year of Chief Mike Pottorff. A veteran of
73-year-old West Salem resident, Jo Ann Goodwin died on Monday, Feb. 3 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. She was employed at Richland Memorial Hospital for over 40 years as a Lab Technician.
Survivors include a son, Gordon “Tony” (Linda)
81-year-old McLeansboro resident, Pauline Francis Johnson died at 11:57 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 at her home in McLeansboro. She had been a beautician and she loved to do oil paintings.
Survivors include her husband, Jackie Leland Johnson of McLeansboro; a
A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect for all of Southern Illinois after low temperatures dipped to minus-8 this morning. While Fairfield recorded only 3 ½ inches of snow, much heavier snow was reported in areas to our north.
58-year-old Dahlgren resident, Timothy Lee Pickford died on Monday, Dec. 30 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was a carpenter.
Survivors include his wife Juliana Pickford of Dahlgren; two daughters, Laurellen and Dolly Pickford of Dahlgren; two sons,
82-year-old Fairfield resident, Doris Grandstaff died at 10:54 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at her home. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a sister, Marie Smith of Fairfield.
Services for Doris Grandstaff will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at the
Wayne County Sheriff’s Police executed a search warrant Monday night at a home in Sims, seizing a large quantity of meth-making materials and making two arrests. Shortly before 8:30 Monday night, police went to the home of Regina L. Weccele