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Sheldon Gene Wilborn

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 Clark of Fairfield; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He will be cremated and a graveside […]

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William (Bill) Schuster

William (Bill) Schuster age 88, a resident of McLeansboro Illinois died at 8:00 am Monday October 21,2013 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro Il.  A U.S. Army veteran of WW II and the Korean War, he was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Uniontown, KY. Survivors include a number of cousins. Services […]

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Headlines for Monday, October 21, 2013

Ray Elliott, Mike Everett, and Terry Powell were 10 under par as a team for 18 holes to win the Wayne County Golf Course’s annual Beef Stew Scramble on Saturday, October 19th.   Twenty-seven players made up nine teams in the captain’s pick 3 man scramble format.   Taking second with a 62, were Bob Green, Joe […]

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Headlines for Monday, October 14, 2013

A 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 remains in custody in Texas pending extradition to Illinois. Koonce is accused of threatening violence […]

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Troy Edward Hooker

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 38-plus years before his retirement in 2007 from the Bowling Green Corvette plant. Survivors include […]

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Thomas Wenfield Wheeler

87-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 and Sons House Movers. He later worked for Southern Illinois University in the engineering department, […]

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Carol Cole

Carol Cole

Carol  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 comprehensive services of Mt. Vernon IL. Carol Jean Cole is survived by her husband Lyndell R. Cole 1 […]

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