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Fairfield City Council Meets Tuesday

The Fairfield City Council is set to meet Tuesday Evening at 6 PM at Fairfield City Hall. Prior to the meeting, officials will be holding a truth in taxation hearing at 5:50 PM. The city […]

Light Agenda for Enfield Village Board

The Village of Enfield will hold their December meeting at 7 PM on Tuesday. Besides the standard reports, the board will look to clear up old business. Old business items include the street lighting, bids […]

Jingle At the Library Set for Wednesday

The Fairfield Public Library is working on the final finishing touches for this year’s Jingle at the Library. The event takes place on Wednesday. Beginning at 5:30 PM, the Fairfield Community High School Show Choir […]

Rivers and Drought

Area rivers remain well below flood stage as of this morning. The Little Wabash River east of Fairfield is at 4.39 feet. Flood stage is 17 feet. At Clay City the stage is 4.11 feet. […]

COVID and Virus Info

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that with the holidays approaching, data indicates that the impact of respiratory viruses is being felt across the state with 44 counties now at an elevated level […]


Joan (Musgrave) Braddock, 88, Wayne City

Joan (Musgrave) Braddock, 88, of Wayne City, IL passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at McLeansboro Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in McLeansboro, IL. Joan was born on March 27, 1935 in Aden, IL […]

Wanda Evelyn Bayles, 99, Xenia

Wanda Evelyn Bayles, age 99, a longtime Xenia resident, passed away early Friday morning, December 8, 2023, at Flora Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was born February 25, 1924, in Iuka, Illinois to Herbert […]

Mary E. Winter, 97, Carmi

Mary E. Winter, 97, of Carmi passed away Saturday, December 9, 2023 at Wabash Senior Living and Rehabilitation in Carmi.  She was born in Gray Township, IL on January 2, 1926 the daughter of James […]

Rose Marie Dulaney, 73, Louisville

Rose Marie Dulaney, age 73, of Louisville, and formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away Wednesday morning, December 6, 2023, at her home. She was born December 6, 1950, in Flora, the daughter of Robert Eugene […]