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Headlines for Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Frontier Community College’s College Bowl Team took home Second Place at the NAQT sectional tournament January 25, and team member Clay Hoskins was named the tournament MVP.   Pictured left to right are team members:  Austin Atteberry, Til Caldwell, Clay Hoskins, Coach Linda Monge, and Sarah Vaughn.

Cynthia L. Steiner, Executor of the Estate of Janet E. Steiner, has followed the wishes of her late Uncle and Aunt, Lester and Janet E. Steiner, who have left significant donations to several local organizations in Fairfield. The couple left $280,868.76 to be split among the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation, Fairfield Public Library, Frontier Community College Foundation, and First United Methodist Church. Each recipient has been awarded $70,217.19.

The Fairfield City Council meets tonight at 6 p.m.  A committee is expected to make its recommendation on a request by the Fairfield American Legion to sell alcohol on Sunday.  If approved, all service clubs and restaurants in Fairfield that currently hold a liquor license could sell alcoholic drinks on Sunday.

ParrottAlyssa Parrott has been hired as the Career Services Coordinator at Frontier Community College in Fairfield. At FCC, the Coordinator is responsible for working with students and alumni as they prepare to transfer to a university or enter the workforce.  Parrott will assist students with resumes, interviewing skills, and job searches.  Prior to coming to Frontier Community College, Parrott was employed at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, in the Human Resources department as an Employment Recruiter.

The Illinois Sheriff’s Association will award $53,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois during the 2014-15 school year. Applications are available at your local sheriff’s department or local high school guidance offices.

The Edwards County Spelling Bee is set for this Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Edwards County Courthouse in Albion.  The Wayne County Spelling Bee has been set 7 p.m. for next Monday, Feb. 3 at Fairfield City Hall.

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