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Pauline Johnson Photo81-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

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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.

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Tim Pickford Pic58-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,

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Doris Grandstaff82-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

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Regina WecceleSmith (2)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

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89-year-old Fairfield resident, June (Lotz) Pearce, died at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, December 4 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

Surviving are a daughter, Jill Pearce Bell of Anna, IL; two sons, Willard Pearce of Lake Wells, FL and Scott Pearce of Franklin,

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sparr82-year-old Cisne resident, William Lowell Sparr died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was a retired farmer and served 36 years as Elm River Township Road Commissioner.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, Harold Holmes of Fairfield;

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72-year-old Fairfield resident, Sheldon Gene Wilborn died at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at his home. He had worked in construction.

Survivors include a daughter, Tracy Knause of Florida a son, Doug Wilborn of Florida; sisters, Treva Bau and Rita

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