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Headlines for Sunday, April 5th

The first positive cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday in Jefferson and Wabash counties in southern Illinois.  In Mt. Vernon, IL the Jefferson County Health Department said the patient was a female in her 20s.  […]

Headlines for Saturday, April 4th

Jefferson County Health Department was notified today of a positive case of COVID-19 within Jefferson County. The patient is a female in her 20s from Jefferson County. She has been isolating at home and is […]

Headlines for Friday, April 3rd

The Edwards County Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday at 6 p.m. The public may attend the meeting via phone by calling (978)990-5000 and entering access code 843221#. The only item of […]

Headlines for Thursday, April 2nd

FNB has announced a second round of its Community Proud- Local Matters Campaign to support small businesses affected by COVID-19. Small businesses in Wayne, Edwards, and White counties may apply for up to a $2,000 […]

Headlines for Wednesday, April 1st

Today is Census Day, and officials continue to stress the importance of an accurate count in order to ensure the country has the resources needed to provide for its people. People may fill out the […]

Headlines for Tuesday, March 31st

Building on the state’s efforts to flatten the curve of new COVID-19 cases in Illinois and following careful consultation with experts in Illinois and across the nation, Governor JB Pritzker announced that he will sign […]

Headlines for Monday, March 30th

On Saturday night at 10:00 P.M., Fairfield police officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of West Main Street and Petroleum Blvd. A 2010 Chevrolet driven by 22-year-old Seth Bradford, Fairfield was […]


Herman D. Garner

Wayne City native Herman D. Garner, 92, passed away at 4:30am on Friday April 3rd, 2020 at McLeansboro Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Herman was born on January 3rd, 1928 in Wayne City, Illinois to the late […]

Chelsi Eileen Johnson – Grayville

Chelsi Eileen Johnson, 19, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.  She was born May 26, 2000, in Olney, Illinois, the daughter of Mark Edward Johnson […]

Larry Price – Enfield

Larry D. Price, 77, of Enfield, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born January 26, 1943 in White County, the son of Herman Dale […]

Donald Frank Wilson – Carmi

82-year-old Donald Frank Wilson of Carmi, died Wednesday, April 1 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born April 22, 1937, in Corydon, Kentucky, the son of Otho and Susie (Gibson) Wilson. He […]