Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Thursday, December 13th

The Wayne County Board will meet tonight at 7 with one of its lengthier agendas in recent months. Three guests are scheduled to speak to the board, and three appointments to various county organizations are […]

Headlines for Wednesday, December 12th

Wayne City Community Schools requested a light police presence this morning at their facility after concerns over alleged bullying and possible social media posts. Wayne City Superintendent Myron Caudle said he sent a message to […]

Headlines for Tuesday, December 11th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital recently donated money to Cisne High School and CHS Pride for the purchase of 30 heart rate monitors and two iPads to help improve the health of the school’s students. Jan Thompson, […]

Headlines for Monday, December 10th

Malcom Levi and Jenna Atteberry were crowned King and Queen at Cisne’s Homecoming Coronation Saturday night. Other members of the royal court were Joey Allison, Austin Drake, Olivia Hilliard, and Kenzy Moore, and Landon Paul […]

Headlines for Sunday, December 9th

Jonathan Hammack of Greenville was recently awarded the Wayne White Electric Co-op Scholarship in honor of Gerry Kinney.  Hammack is a student at Frontier Community College in Fairfield, and is enrolled in the Electrical Distribution […]

Headlines for Saturday, December 8th

More details have been released concerning the potential takeover of operations of the Wayne County Senior Citizen’s Center by the Edwards County Council on Aging.  Wabash Area Development, Inc. which has served Wayne County, as […]

Headlines for Friday, December 7th

More details have arisen regarding the potential takeover of operations of the Wayne County Senior Citizen’s Center. Phil Blair, Director of the Edwards County Council on Aging, says his intent, at least initially, is to […]


Michael R. Alldredge – Grayville

Michael R. Alldredge, 65, of Grayville, Illinois, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.  He was born September 1, 1953, in Grayville, the son of Joseph and Nellie (Pike) […]

Carole A. Matthews – Fairfield

Carole Anne Matthews, 65, of Fairfield passed away at 12:15AM on Tuesday December 11th at her home. Funeral Services are pending at Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home.

Erma Barlow – formerly of Wayne City

Erma Barlow, 99, formerly of Wayne City, passed away at 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday (December 11) in Flora. Erma was born on November 16, 1919 in LaSalle County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Chancy […]

Eleanor Goodwin – West Salem

Eleanor Goodwin, 92, of West Salem, IL passed from this life to the next on December 12, 2018 at Aperion Care in Olney, IL. She was born April 29, 1926 in Terre Haute, IN to […]

Lillie E. Pretzsch – Carmi

99-year-old Lillie E. Pretzsch of Carmi, died at Carmi Manor Nursing Home in Carmi on Tuesday, December 11.  She was born on October 8, 1919 in Hamilton County, the daughter of Jess and Florence (Jacques) […]