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Headlines for Wednesday, September 19th

Fairfield area residents have likely noticed a new smell in the air today, and Doug Anderson, Manager of the Wayne County Farm Bureau, says the odor is that of rotting corn and soybeans. Heavy rains […]

Headlines for Tuesday, September 18th

Glen Waln, Aryana Lewis, and an unidentified 16-year-old passenger were taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital after a two-car crash near Walmart this morning. Fairfield police say Waln attempted to cross Delaware Street to Commerce Drive […]

Headlines for Monday, September 17th

Reneki Embry was named Miss Bean Queen on Saturday evening at the opening event of the 57th Annual Bean Days festival. Libby Williams was first runner-up, Jayden Bailey was second runner-up, and Mickenzie Smith was […]

Headlines for Sunday, September 16th

The boil order in effect for the Village of Sims has been lifted.  Mayor Dava Austin says the EPA indicated the water is now safe to drink.  Mayor Austin expressed thanks to all those who […]

Headlines for Saturday, September 15th

Today is the final day and full day of activities at the 50th annual Fairfield Fall Fun Fest.  Activities throughout the day today include Yoga in the Park, Fishin’ at the Fall Fun Fest, Fairfield […]

Headlines for Friday, September 14th

23-year-old Wayne City resident Brayden K. Pottorff was arrested Wednesday night by county deputies after pulling a gun on the deputies in his home. Pottorff has also been accused of trespassing in his ex-girlfriend’s home […]

Headlines for Thursday, September 13th

The Wednesday night Fall Fun Fest Button numbers are 540 and 181. Today’s winning number are 586 and 212. Those with the buttons will be awarded $25 in Chamber Bucks. The winnings can be picked […]


Gary L. Vaughan – Fairfield

70 year old Fairfield resident, Gary Len Vaughan, passed away at his residence Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2018.  Gary had worked in the United States Postal Service for over 37 years before retiring.  Gary was […]

L. Vernon Atkins – Fairfield

L. Vernon Atkins, 85 of Fairfield died at 10:10 PM, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Aperion Care in Fairfield.Born on September 3, 1933 in Conneaut, OH to Arthur and Thelma (Eccleston) Atkins, he was a […]

William Graham – Rural Xenia

65-year-old rural Xenia resident, William Graham, died Friday, September 14th at his home.  He was a machinist, working for several different factories over the years. Surviving are his mother, Virginia Donoho; two sisters, Toni (Fred) […]

Henry J. Guinn – Carmi

Henry Joseph Guinn, 95, of Carmi, Illinois, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, Illinois.  He was born February 18, 1923, in Phillips Township, White County, Illinois, the son of Thomas and […]