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Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Tuesday, October 22nd

Edwards County has completed its tax deed proceedings on delinquent real estate properties for 2015 and mobiles homes for 2016 and prior taxes. The county will offer properties for sale to the public through a […]

Headlines for Monday, October 21st

Two Mt. Vernon residents were arrested recently by the Wayne County Drug Task Force. 37-year-old Matthew Allen and 22-year-old Brittany Cassidy were charged with meth conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver meth. They were […]

Headlines for Sunday, October 20th

The Albion Water Department is scheduled to flush lines in the city and surrounding area, beginning Monday.  Flushing is scheduled to take place in the northeast part of Albion, north of Elm and east of […]

Headlines for Saturday, October 19th

30-year-old John T. Kissee of Grayville was sentenced Friday in Edwards County Circuit Court to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by one year mandatory supervised release after pleading guilty to a […]

Headlines for Friday, October 18th

The Albion Water Department will flush lines in the city and surrounding area beginning next week. Work will begin on Monday in the northeast part of Albion, north of Main and west of Fifth. The […]

Headlines for Thursday, October 17th

Fairfield’s participation in the MAPPING the Future of Your Community program begins tonight. The first of a series of five, three-hour sessions will be held at 5:30 in the Elks Club Dining Room, and future […]

Headlines for Wednesday, October 16th

The Fairfield Coin Club held its 49th Annual Coin Show and Auction this past Sunday at North Side Grade School. It was dedicated to Director Jim Thompson, and John M. Jones and Shayla Miller were […]


Mary E. Stallings – McLeansboro

Mary Ellen Stallings, 79, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. She was born in McLeansboro, IL on January 30, 1940, […]

Jerry D. Smith – Fairfield

81-year-old Fairfield resident Jerry D. Smith died at 3:36 a.m. on August 16th at Aperion Care in Fairfield. Jerry Smith is survived by sons Roger Dean and Rodney Dale Smith of Boogerville, daughter Shelly Smith […]

Richard B. Bennett – Orchardville

79-year-old Richard B. Bennett of Orchardville, died on Saturday, October 19 at his residence. Richard was born at Xenia, Illinois, November 20, 1939 to William S. and Laura E. (Burgess) Bennett. He married Lita Diann […]

David G. Taylor – Fairfield

David G. Taylor, 65, of Fairfield, died at 4:01PM on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. He had worked for several years at Roadmaster in Olney, IL, and was the […]

Janet Fay (French) Cox – McLeansboro

79-year-old McLeansboro, IL resident, Janet Fay (French) Cox, died at 7:07 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in McLeansboro, IL.  She worked as a Band Saw Operator at […]