Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Tuesday, November 12th

Yesterday’s winter weather forced several school closings today, including all Wayne and Edwards County schools. FCHS had a College and Career Fair planned for today, and the school is unsure if it will be rescheduled. […]

Headlines for Monday, November 11th

Fairfield’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony was held this morning at the Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Dave Land was the featured speaker, and he highlighted the role of respect in the history of American military service. […]

Headlines for Sunday, November 10th

The Fairfield Mules football season came to an end Saturday afternoon, as the Mules lost to Breese Mater Dei in the second round of the IHSA Class 3A playoffs by a final of 21 to […]

Headlines for Saturday, November 9th

The Fairfield Lady Mules volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday at the Class 2A Super Sectionals in Vandalia, as Fairfield lost in two sets to Breese Mater Dei 25 to 11 and 25 […]

Headlines for Friday, November 8th

The second installment of Wayne County property taxes is due November 22nd. Certified delinquent letters will go out December 10th, and an additional $10 plus interest will be added to the bill. The last day […]

Headlines for Thursday, November 7th

34-year-old Corey A. Baker was arrested yesterday afternoon on a Wayne County warrant for calculated criminal drug conspiracy and meth conspiracy. The warrants stemmed from an investigation by the Wayne County Drug Task Force into […]

Headlines for Wednesday, November 6th

Anyone looking to enter Saturday’s Fairfield Veterans Day Parade does still have time, and anyone with an entry should call 516-3111. Activities will begin at 1 on Saturday with a flag-raising at Freedom Park, and […]


Louis E. Kittle – St. Clair

Louis E. Kittle, 80, of St. Clair passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Washington, MO. Louis, son of Everette Kittle and wife Meta (Nicklasson) was born December 30, 1938 in Wayne City, IL. On […]

Mary Ruth Biggerstaff Parr – McLeansboro

80-year-old Mary Ruth Biggerstaff Parr of McLeansboro, died at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, November 10 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was a homemaker and a member of the Temple Baptist Church. Mary […]

Norman L. Bredenkamp – Grayville

Norman L. Bredenkamp, 75, of Grayville, Illinois, died Sunday, November 10, 2019, at his home.  He was born January 2, 1944, in Peoria, Illinois, the son of John L. Bredenkamp and Dagmar (Soyring) Bredenkamp. Norman […]

Donna L. Doty – Albion

74-year-old Albion resident Donna L. Doty passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:40am at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Donna was born December 22, 1944 in Browns, Illinois to George and Emma (Garner) […]

Elizabeth “Liz” Kern – Carmi

Elizabeth “Liz” Kern, 91, of Carmi, Illinois, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi.  She was born September 3, 1928, in Stamps, Arkansas, the daughter of Myron Don Martin and Anna […]