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Headlines for Tuesday, October 15th

The Cisne Village Board met last night and heard from Attorney Darrin Rice regarding options for cannabis ordinances. No action was taken, but the board does need to have a plan in place by January […]

Headlines for Monday, October 14th

Winners have been announced for the Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Pretty Up Your Place contest. Mike and Sara Hallas on Sluder Avenue, Gary and Patty Atwood on Mill Street, and Josh and […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 13th

Phoebe August and Wyatt Gilbert were crowned this year’s Fairfield Community High School Homecoming Queen and King during ceremonies held Saturday night.  The other queen candidates were Cadie Devous and Beth Belangee, and the other […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 12th

Homecoming activities at Fairfield Community High School will come to a close tonight with the Homecoming Coronation and Dance in the FCHS gym.  The coronation will start at 7  with the dance to follow for […]

Headlines for Friday, October 11th

The Wayne County Historical Society Car Show is scheduled for tomorrow, and car registration will begin at the Hanna House at 9:30. The Museum itself will be open from 9:30 to 2:30, and it will […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 10th

The Finance Committee of the Fairfield City Council will meet Monday evening at 6 at City Hall. The committee is scheduled to form an action plan, based on attorney Dan Schuering’s full TIF report that […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 9th

The Albion and Browns fire departments were called to Metcalf Farms this morning for a grain bin fire. The 40,000 bushel bin ignited with 4,000 bushels of corn in it. The fire resulted in a […]


Raymond E. McIntyre – McLeansboro

84-year-old Raymond E. McIntyre of McLeansboro, passed away Saturday, October 12 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born in Aden, Illinois on May 4, 1935, the son of James Wilbur and Mary […]

Alberta Lucretia Stark – Wayne City

82-year-old Alberta Lucretia Stark of Wayne City, passed away at 10:52AM, Friday, Oct. 11 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL.  She was born on Aug. 28,1937 in Fairfield, IL to Edward Alvin […]

John R. Naas – McLeansboro

84-year-old McLeansboro resident John R. Naas died at 6:05 a.m. on Thursday (10-10) at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He worked in the oilfield and was self-employed. He also served in the U.S. Air […]

Lowell F. Witter – Elgin

82-year-old Elgin resident Lowell Frederick Witter passed away at 12:11am, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Lowell was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1936 in Jasper Township in Wayne […]

Alverta Mae Todd – Mountain Grove, MO

Alverta Mae Todd, age 91, of Mountain Grove, Missouri, died on October 13, 2019.  Born September 13, in Hamilton County, Illinois, Mae was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mountain Grove at the […]