Talk Isnt Always Cheap

Commentary by Mike Dreith, General Manager

Local News

Headlines for Tuesday, July 16th

The City of Fairfield would like to remind contractors and residents that the City is not responsible for any yard waste or debris left by contractors. The City will continue yard waste and brush pickup […]

Headlines for Monday, July 15th

The Fairfield Public Golf Course is scheduled to host the Fairfield Dairy Queen Junior golf tournament on July 25th. The tournament is open to boys and girls in five age groups, ranging from 7 to […]

Headlines for Sunday, July 14th

The unemployment rate in Illinois dropped from 4 to 3.6 percent in May, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Wayne County’s May rate was 4.2 percent, down from its April rate of 5.4 […]

Headlines for Saturday, July 13th

The Wayne County Fair in Fairfield wraps up tonight.  The grandstand activity for tonight will be the FNB Wooten Rodeo starting at 7 p.m.  Fair Board President Gary Carter says there will be eight events […]

Headlines for Friday, July 12th

The USDA is extending the deadline for reporting spring-seeded crops to FSA offices and federal crop insurance agents. The new deadline is July 22nd. Producers are encouraged to set up an appointment before visiting an […]

Headlines for Thursday, July 11th

Cory Musgrave, Senior Pastor at New Beginnings Church, announced his intention to run for the 109th District State Representative seat earlier today on “Morning Coffee.” The seat is currently occupied by Darren Bailey, who announced […]

Headlines for Wednesday, July 10th

Three Mt. Erie residents were taken to an Evansville hospital after a two-car crash late Monday night. 55-year-old Debra B. Churchill and 63-year-old Myrtle L. Kieser reportedly collided near Mt. Erie after Churchill stopped to […]


James Everett Carsten – McLeansboro

84-year-old James Everett Carsten of McLeansboro, died on Tuesday, July 16 at 12:20 a.m. at McLeansboro Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in McLeansboro. James was employed by a corregated box factory in Melrose Park, Illinois […]

Iva Lou Leigh – Albion

87-year-old Albion resident, Iva Lou Leigh died Saturday, July 13 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Iva Lou was born April 18, 1932 in Dexter, Missouri to Lemuel and Alma (Ashworth) Masterson. On March […]

Marlys A. Manahan

Marlys Anne (Miller) Manahan, 87, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, IL. Marlys was born in Sims, IL to Jesse and Iva (Fenton) Miller. She worked as a secretary in […]

Leslea Ann Goin – Carmi

Leslea Ann Goin, 34, of Carmi, Illinois, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at her home.  She was born May 18, 1985, in Evansville, Indiana, the daughter of Randy and Martha Goin. She attended First Christian […]