Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Thursday, January 17th

36-year-old Jeremy L. Horton was arrested yesterday afternoon by Wayne County deputies on a charge of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Police say Horton was arrested after approximately one week of investigation. He […]

Headlines for Wednesday, January 16th

Flo Simpson, Executive Director of the Fairfield Area Development Commission, says the sale of ASC industries and Airtex Products to TRICO Group yesterday did not affect Fairfield. Simpson said Airtex only sold property outside of […]

Headlines for Tuesday, January 15th

The annual Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Dinner is set for Monday, March 11th, at 6:30 at the Community of Christ Church. The Community Service Award and Business of the Year honor will be recognized at […]

Headlines for Monday, January 14th

Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to two accidents Friday night as a result of the winter weather. 57-year-old Jane A. Crandall was taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital after striking a ditch on Enterprise Road. 19-year-old […]

Headlines for Sunday, January 13th

Road conditions in the area have improved following Friday night and Saturday morning’s snowfall.  The latest weather forecast is calling for some drizzle in the area today, with drier weather by Monday, and the chance […]

Headlines for Saturday, January 12th

As predicted, a blanket of snow has covered the southern Illinois region, including Wayne county.  Areas of western Illinois towards the St. Louis area reported several inches of snow, with predictions of a foot or […]

Headlines for Friday, January 11th

The National Weather Service has moved up its winter storm warning timeline, and the area is now under the warning until noon tomorrow. Three to six inches of snow accumulation is possible, along with a […]


Charles M. Mitchell, Jr. – Fairfield

Charles Marion Mitchell Jr., 84 of Fairfield died at 1:40 PM, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  Born on June 18, 1934 in Cisne, IL to Charles and Mary Etta (Orr) Mitchell Sr., […]

Rhonda A. Carter – Fairfield

Rhonda Ann Carter, 55, of Fairfield passed away at 9:05AM on Wednesday January 16th at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt Vernon.  She had been a Waitress and was also disabled.  Rhonda was born on February […]

Dorothy M. McClintock – Thompsonville

Dorothy Marie McClintock, 94, of Thompsonville formerly of Fairfield, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2019 in the Aperion Care in Fairfield. She was born October 10, 1924 in Springerton, Illinois to Tom […]

Phyllis “Phid” Brines – Albion

Phyllis “Phid” Gail Brines, 71, of Albion, IL, passed from this life to the next on January 15, 2019 at the rural Albion home of her niece. She was born January 24, 1947 near Keenesburg, […]

Louise Hish – Dale

84-year-old Louise Hish of Dale, died at 3:46 a.m. Monday, January 14 at her residence. She was born on January 3, 1935 in Dale to Claude Harrawood and Dollie Paralee (Hutcheson) Harrawood. She married John […]