Talk Isn’t Always Cheap

Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by former GM of WFIW/WOKZ Mike Dreith

Local News

Headlines for Monday, August 2nd

Currently the State of Illinois reports 1,419,611 Total Cases of COVID-19, with a Positivity 7-Day Rolling Average Case Positivity of 4%, with Test Positivity currently at 4.7%. To date the state shows total Confirmed Deaths […]

Headlines for Sunday, August 1st

An 18-year-old Norris City teenager died in a two-vehicle accident early Saturday morning in White County.  State police at the District 19 post, headquartered at Carmi, say 48-year-old Brian W. Dartt of Carmi was northbound […]

Headlines for Saturday, July 31st

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 1,419,611 cases of the coronavirus around the state and 23,440 deaths as of this morning.  Wayne County’s latest numbers show a total of 1912 […]

Headlines for Friday, July 30, 2021

Renovation workers at the Wayne County Courthouse discovered a stone on Wednesday buried in the ground. The inscription reads: “Buried By J. Bippus 1891”. Workers discovered the stone when they were digging the trench on […]

Headlines for Thursday, July 29th, 2021

The City of Fairfield and the Greater Fairfield Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership to better direct and coordinate economic development efforts in and around the city. The new full-time job will be Economic […]

Headlines for Wednesday, July 28th

Edwards County Treasurer Debbie Smith says the county’s 2021 Mobile Home Taxes are due Friday, and a late fee of $25 will be assessed August 1st. An additional $25 fee will be added every month […]

Headlines for Tuesday, July 27th

The Wayne County Quilts of Valor Chapter held a ceremony at Fairfield Memorial Hospital Monday to honor veterans on the Skilled Care Unit. Quilts of comfort were presented to Wesley Walters, Herman Brown, Bob Simpson, […]


Bruce Willard Guthrie Jr. – Grayville

51-year-old Bruce Willard Guthrie, Jr. of Grayville, died Saturday, July 31 the result of a boating accident in the Wabash River near Grayville. He was born April 6, 1970, in Kane, Pennsylvania, the son of […]

Walter L. Stahl – Burnt Prairie

84-year-old Walter L. Stahl of Burnt Prairie, died at 8:20 a.m. on Friday, July 30 at home with his beloved wife at his side. Walter was born on December 21, 1936, in Mill Shoals, the […]

Karen Margaret Aker – Grayville

Karen Margaret Aker of Grayville, Illinois, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 30, 2021. She was born on June 16,1943, in Gulfport, MS, to Wesley and Lola Aker, who both […]

Cory A. Baker – Fairfield

Cory A. Baker, 36, of Fairfield, died at 3:29 PM on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Cory was born on December 12, 1984, in Evansville, IN, to Steve and Karen (King) Baker of Fairfield. Cory was […]

Donna Sue Deen – McLeansboro

81-year-old Donna Sue Deen of McLeansboro, died on Friday, July 30 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. She was born November 12, 1939 in McLeansboro to Jasper and Mary Ellen (Lewis) Morris. […]