Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Friday, September 25th

34-year-old Heather M. Jolly was arrested last night by Fairfield police on charges of criminal damage to government-supported property, aggravated battery, and disorderly conduct. Jolly was transported to the Wayne County Jail and held, pending […]

Headlines for Thursday, September 24th

Wayne City police say Dakota McGill and a passenger were taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital with minor injuries after striking a grain truck driven by Dennis Barnard yesterday on Route 15 in Wayne City. He […]

Headlines for Wednesday, September 23rd

Wayne County Clerk Liz Ann Woodrow says a recent letter sent from Secretary of State Jesse White’s office regarding voting by mail was sent as part of a state mandate due the pandemic. The notices […]

Headlines for Tuesday, September 22nd

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash about four miles south of Wayne City Saturday afternoon. Deputies say 41-year-old Joshua A. Bell was fleeing from police when he sideswiped 80-year-old Gary G. Webb. Bell […]

Headlines for Monday, September 21st

The Edwards County Board of Education will meet tonight in the K-12 Band Room. The night will begin at 6:45 with a budget hearing, and the board is scheduled to approve the budget in its […]

Headlines for Sunday, September 20th

The Wayne County Health Department reported five new cases of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the county’s total number of positive cases to 237.  Saturday’s cases included two female teens, a male teen, a male in […]

Headlines for Saturday, September 19th

Power was reported knocked out to some residents on the south side of Fairfield this morning.  A spokesman for the city’s power department said the outage was reported around 7:25 this morning, with areas of […]


Ranard Lee Greenwood – Flora

91-year-old Ranard Lee Greenwood of Flora, died Thursday morning, September 24, at Richland Nursing & Rehabilitation in Olney. He was born September 18, 1929, in Clay County, Illinois, the son of Alto and Rose Anna […]

Joe Tomblinson – West Salem

80-year-old Joe Tomblinson of West Salem, passed from this life to the next on Wednesday, September 23 at Richland Nursing and Rehab in Olney. Joe was born in West Salem on April 22, 1940 to […]

Alice Ann Moreland – McLeansboro

92-year-old Alice Ann Moreland, a resident of McLeansboro, died Tuesday, September 22 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 4, 1928 in Central City, IL, the daughter of Dan G. […]

Alma Atteberry Holstein – Barnhill

Alma Atteberry Holstein, 73, of Barnhill, passed away at 2:13 PM, Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.  She was born on February 3, 1947 in Gary, IN to Opal Lloyd […]

William Dennis Bowles – Cisne

88-year-old William Dennis Bowles of Cisne, died Wednesday, September 23 at Linda E, White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. Dennis was born in Cisne on December 27, 1931 to Ralph and Corrine (Roush) Bowles Hooper. […]