Talk Isn’t Always Cheap

Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by former GM of WFIW/WOKZ Mike Dreith

Local News

Headlines for Saturday, January 23rd

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 1,093,375 cases of the coronavirus statewide and 18,615 deaths as of early this morning.  Friday’s cases amounted to nearly 7000 new cases and 95 […]

Headlines for Friday, January 22nd

Wayne County’s first Phase 1B COVID vaccination clinic today drew a multitude of people, with cars backed up from Frontier Community College to the fairgrounds. Vouchers for today’s clinic were exhausted at around 7 and […]

Headlines for Thursday, January 21st

45-year-old Ronald D. Jolly and 42-year-old Desiree E. Van Heule were booked in the Wayne County Jail early this morning after an incident on West Water Street in Fairfield. They are accused of attacking people […]

Headlines for Wednesday, January 20th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital has announced Family Practice Physician Dr. Jodi Pelegrin will join the FMH/Horizon Healthcare staff this March. Dr. Pelegrin has more than 20 years of experience as a physician and lives in Wayne […]

Headlines for Tuesday, January 19th

John Reynolds has resigned from his position as Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Fairfield to move to Texas. His last day at his office at 302 West Main Street was Friday, and the company says […]

Headlines for Monday, January 18th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Wesley Thompson has accepted a position with the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Idaho and will leave Wayne County this March after 17 years of service in the area. […]

Headlines for Sunday, January 17th

On January 15, 2021 at approximately 2:00 am, Posey County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were notified of a domestic disturbance complaint northeast of Mt. Vernon. While deputies were on a separate complaint, officers of the Mt. […]


David D. Berry – Burnt Prairie

86-year-old David D. Berry of Burnt Prairie, died at 6:02am on Thursday, January 21 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. Until his retirement, David had worked at Airtex Products in Fairfield. He was also […]

Robert Donal Murphy Jr. – Albion

66-year-old Robert Donal Murphy, Jr. of Albion, died on January 21 at Deaconess Midtown ICU in Evansville IN with his family by his side. He was born on August 13, 1954 in Mt. Carmel to […]

Gerald “Jed” Foster

Gerald “Jed” Foster, former Fairfield Mules and University of Illinois basketball standout, passed away peacefully Tuesday at the age of 69. Jed passed away at AdventHealth Hospital in Sebring, FL. He retired to Florida after […]

Rosie C. Reynolds – McLeansboro

Rosie C. Reynolds, 94, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL. She was born Dahlgren, IL on November 3, 1926 to Jacob and Amelia […]

Marlene Lucille Dulaney – Flora

81-year-old Marlene Lucille Dulaney of Flora, died on Thursday, January 21 at The Windsor of Lawrence in Lawrence, Kansas. She was born Nov 3, 1939, in Long Beach, California. She was united in marriage to […]