The City of Fairfield has been awarded a $250,000 Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity grant for renovations at the Fairfield City Police station located on Leininger Rd. The money will be used to make the structure handicap accessible. The project will include renovations to the lobby, and ADA compliant restroom, parking improvements and […]
The Wayne City@ North Clay Jr. High girls basketball game has been cancelled.
Fire heavily damaged a mobile home on North First Street in Fairfield Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 1007 North First Street shortly before 1 p.m. Police said the last known occupant of the home was Billy Smith. No one was hurt. The structure sustained heavy damage. Two kittens were rescued from the structure. The […]
Jessica Lynn Talbert and Eric Wade Smothers were married during a lakeside ceremony at the home of Jamie and Raven Smothers of Mill Shoals. Mindy Mark officiated the double ring ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The bride and groom exchanged wedding vows under a whitewashed arbor draped in purple tulle, built […]
73-year-old Dahlgren resident, Mary Winemiller died at 11:30 p.m. Monday, August 11 in DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, MO. Survivors include her husband, Frederick “Rick” Winemiller of Dahlgren; a son, Stephen and wife Rebecca Winemiller of Dahlgren; three daughters, Stephanie Sanders of McLeansboro, Jacqueline Thomas of McLeansboro and Judith and husband Bill McCullough of McLeansboro; two […]
A female Yorkie was found on Young Drive in Fairfield. She has no collar and is only 3-4 lbs. If this is your dog please call 516-2741.
64-year-old Geff resident, Sharon Kay Middleton died at 6:40 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at her home. Survivors include her mother, Virginia Webb Harrell of Geff; her husband, William “Joe” Middleton of Geff; daughters, Tina Middleton West and Jackie Middleton, both of Geff; sons, Joseph William and wife Dusty Middleton and Jerome William Middleton, all of […]
86-year-old Dahlgren resident, Marian Elizabeth Schuster died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. A homemaker, she was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Piopolis. Survivors include two sons, Stephen Schuster and wife Jodi of Dahlgren and Daniel Schuster of McLeansboro; a sister, Doris Smith of […]
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 Squadron – The Blud Barons. Survivors include sisters, Cathy Harte of Marion and Angel Seals of […]
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 of West Palm Beach, FL; Janet (Ed) Hicks of Mount Carmel, IL; Mary Christina Ligon of […]