Local News

Headlines for Wednesday, June 29th

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department has released details on the June 13th arrest of 45-year-old Jack J. Myers. Deputies responded to a report of a man firing a handgun out the back door of a […]

Headlines for Tuesday, June 28th

Edwards County Treasurer Debbie Smith says 2022 Mobile Home Taxes are due July 29th; a late fee of $25 will be added to any unpaid taxes on July 30th, and an additional $25 fee will […]

Headlines for Monday, June 27th

A boil order has been issued for the areas of SE 6th Street between Center & E. Douglas and E. Douglas between SE 7th and S. 1st Street.  Any water used for human consumption needs […]

Headlines for Sunday, June 26th

Plans for the 2022 Edwards County Tractor Drive have been announced.  The event will be held on Saturday, August 6th.  The drive will start and end on the Albion square.  Check-in and registration opens at […]

Headlines for Saturday, June 25th

According to a post from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department  Facebook page, the department has received multiple reports of scam phone calls currently blanketing the area.  The callers are advising of a valuable mail package […]

Headlines for Friday, June 24th

The Fairfield High School Board met last night. A Budget Hearing was conducted prior to the regular board meeting. There was no public comment on the FY22 Budget and it was unanimously passed during the […]

Headlines for Thursday, June 23rd

The Boil Water Order that was issued last week for Lakeview Dr., York Dr., and Shoreway has been lifted.   Fairfield Memorial Hospital honors an employee each month who has been nominated by their peers […]


Sandra Lee Miller – Muncie, Indiana

Sandra Lee Miller, age 73, of Muncie, Indiana, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022, at Water’s Edge Village in Muncie. Sandy was born November 27, 1948, in Effingham, Illinois, daughter of the late James P. […]

Maury Goble – Albion

Maury Goble, 50, of Albion, IL, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was born July 18, 1971, to Thomas and Virginia “Ginger” (Bare) Goble in Olney, […]

Doris L. Trotter-Collins – Sebring, FL

Doris L. Trotter-Collins, 96, of Sebring, FL and formerly of Carmi and Springfield, IL passed away at 11:56 p.m., on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Lakeshore Manor at Lake Jackson in Sebring, FL.  She […]

Carolyn Sue (Sanders) Pattillo – Emma

Carolyn Sue (Sanders) Pattillo, age 82 of Emma (Concord), Illinois, passed away at Wabash Christian Village on Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born on September 4, 1939 the daughter of Thomas L. Sanders and […]

David Lee Culiver – Belmont

49 year old resident, David Lee Culiver passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. David was the son of Patricia Diane Culiver, born on November 28, 1973 in Mt. […]