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schusterWilliam (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

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2013 WCGCi Beef Stew Winners Elliot Powell Everett

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

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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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