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Headlines for Tuesday, November 24th

This week’s hearings in Wayne County Circuit Court have been continued, including the pre-trial hearing for Brodey Murbarger. He pleaded not guilty last month to all counts against him, including three counts of first-degree murder, […]

Headlines for Monday, November 23rd

Wayne County deputies arrested two people over the weekend on charges of DUI alcohol after single-vehicle accidents. 30-year-old Charles E. Chase, Jr., was arrested Friday afternoon, and 22-year-old Zachary T. Vaught was arrested Saturday night. […]

Headlines for Sunday, November 22nd

The Wayne County Health Department reported ten new cases of the coronavirus Saturday.  The lastest cases are a female child, a female inher 20s, a male in his 20s, two females in their 50s, two […]

Headlines for Saturday, November 21st

The Wayne County Health Department was notified Friday of 21 new lab-confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in Wayne County residents.  The latest cases are a female child, two female teens, two females in their 20s, […]

Headlines for Friday, November 20th

63-year-old Larry M. Vaughn was Air Evaced to a regional hospital after a single-vehicle accident on I-64 at 2:16 this morning. State police say Vaughn overturned his semi and blocked both eastbound lanes near mile […]

Headlines for Thursday, November 19th

Two juveniles were booked in the Wayne County Jail last night and released to their guardians after a high-speed pursuit west of Fairfield. Police say a juvenile sped away after a traffic stop near Kincaid’s, […]

Headlines for Wednesday, November 18th

The Fairfield Public School District 112 Board of Education met Monday night and approved a tentative tax levy increase of 4.77 percent. The board also approved a resolution of intent to issue $2.5 million in […]


Richard “Rick” J. Broz – Louisville

72-year-old Richard “Rick” J. Broz of Louisville, died Monday morning, November 24, at Clay County Hospital. He was born February 19, 1948, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph and Winifred (Bethoski) Broz. He was […]

Lisa Payne – Flora

Lisa Payne, age 66, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday evening, November 21, 2020, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born October 20, 1954, in Clay City, Illinois, the daughter of Robert L. […]

Rexford Eugene Gill – Clay City

Rexford Eugene Gill, age 75, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 22, 2020, at Marion VA Medical Center. He was born August 15, 1945, in Olney, Illinois, the son of John Rex […]

Geraldine “Gerry” Johnson – Fairfield

Geraldine “Gerry” Johnson, beloved wife, mother, grandma, great grandma and great-great grandma, found eternal peace on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the age of 100.  She was born in Fairfield, IL on December 17, 1919 […]

William “Bill” Wagner – Fairfield

William “Bill” Wagner, age 82, of Fairfield passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Bill was born at home in the Pond Creek area bottoms of Wayne County on […]