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KoonceA Mt. Carmel man wanted on warrant for threatening public officials in Wabash County has been captured in Texas. 31-year-old Justin D. Koonce was taken into custody over the weekend in the Houston County Texas community of Crockett, TX. He

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Former McLeansboro resident, Troy Edward Hooker, age 67, of Smiths Grove, Ky., died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Bowling Green, Ky. In his early years, he worked on a riverboat, Del Monte, Spartan Printing, and then for General Motors for

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!cid_BE2D9F36-5216-480D-B94B-A356B0575F5C@westell87-year-old McLeansboro resident, Thomas Wenfield Wheeler died at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the Hamilton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in McLeansboro. A veteran of WW II and the Korean War, he was an independent contractor, operating Tom Wheeler

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Carol ColeCarol  Jean Cole, age 72 a resident of Mt Vernon Il passed away at 5:35 am. Thursday October 3, 2013 in White Oaks Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon Il Carol was a client supervisor with

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Jerry Crisel has been elected Associate Judge for the Second Judicial Circuit.  Crisel is a native of Edwards County, and currently serves as public defender in both Edwards and White Counties. A longtime Albion attorney, Crisel is a former

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Curtis Simpson63-year-old Fairfield resident, Curtis Dickey Simpson died at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He and his father owned and operated E.L. Simpson and Son Plumbing in Fairfield for 34 years.  A 1968 graduate of Fairfield

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vest97-year-old Fairfield resident, M. Margaret Vest died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Way-Fair Nursing Home. She had been a nurses aid at Fairfield Memorial Hospital for 27 years.

Survivors include a son, Gordon Vest of Henderson, KY; grandchildren,

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78-year-old Fairfield resident, Bobbie L. Smith died at 12:19 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. He worked at Airtex Products in Fairfield

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Smith of Fairfield; daughters, Debra Rae Smith of Fairfield and Linda

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Cook, betty81-year-old Geff resident, Betty Jane Lewis Cook died Tuesday, August 20 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

Survivors include children, Douglas Cook of Norris City, Carol Anderson of Cisne, Cheryl Trout of Norris City, Steve Cook of Geff, Cindy

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