Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Tuesday, October 27th

24-year-old Brodey I. Murbarger waived a formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty to all counts levied against him by a Wayne County Grand Jury in connection to the death and disappearance of Megan Nichols. His […]

Headlines for Monday, October 26th

The Fairfield Fire Department responded to a trailer fire at 113 Highland Avenue shortly before 11 Friday morning. The Fairfield Rural Fire Protection District provided automatic mutual aid, and Wayne County EMS also responded, though […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 25th

The Wayne County Health Department was notified Saturday of nine new positive cases of the coronavirus in Wayne County residents.  Saturday’s cases include a female child, two females in their 30s, a female in her […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 24th

The Wayne County Health Department reported two additional positive cases of the coronavirus Friday, a female in her 20s and a male in his 60s.  Friday’s cases brings the total number for the county to […]

Headlines for Friday, October 23rd

The USDA has announced October 30th as the deadline to submit applications for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program- Plus for 2018 and 2019 losses. The program compensates producers for losses due to a host […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 22nd

Cisne FFA members competed in two events recently at Wabash Valley College. Grace Milligan took first place in the Section 23 Varsity Job Interview Leadership Development Event, and Connor Brach, Connor Smith, Collin Draper, and […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 21st

The Fairfield Rural Fire Protection District responded to a house fire early this morning roughly one mile north of King’s Chapel Church on North First Street. Firemen say the house was abandoned and dilapidated, and […]


Daniel Creighton Melrose – Fairfield

97-year-old Daniel Creighton Melrose of Fairfield, died Sunday, October 25 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit. He was born April 24, 1923 in Grayville, to Edward Clair, Sr. and Ruth Fleming (Creighton) Melrose. On […]

Wrigleigh Addison Johnson – Fairfield

Wrigleigh Addison Johnson, 2 ½, of Fairfield went to be with the Lord at 12:31AM on Saturday October 24, 2020 at St Louis Children’s Hospital in St Louis.  She was born in Chicago on January […]

Charles Royce Richison – Belleville

CHARLES ROYCE RICHISON, 93, of Belleville, Illinois, formerly of Modesto and Cisne, Illinois, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the home of his daughter in Belleville, Illinois. Charles was born October 28, 1926 at […]

Linda Boyd Gelling – Medford, NY

Linda Boyd Gelling 72 of Medford, NY died Mon Oct. 19, 2020 at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stonybrook, NY. Linda was born July 23, 1948 in Mt Vernon, IL to Milford and Phyllis (Black)Boyd. […]

Raymond Stallings – Fairfield

Raymond Stallings, 91, of Fairfield passed away at 4:15PM on Friday October 23rd on the skilled care unit of Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  He was born on December 24th, 1928 in Johnston City IL to Troy […]